The Ladies Masters Cup continued on Wednesday, April 15, with the last qualifying round at the Argentine Association of Polo in Pilar. Like the República Argentina Cup, teams rated from 0 to 40 goals can compete. Ties are allowed during the qualification stage, and games are eight chukkas long (each 4m 30 secs).
Pilará/Why Not and Los Sauces/Brubank GMO will play for the Gold Cup, while Thai Polo/Nearside and Cuatro Vientos/Legión Extranjera will play for the Silver Cup. LD Polo Ranch/Amanara and El Metejón 303 Polo Ranch will play for the Bronze Cup.
The first edition of the tournament sees seven teams, between 14 and 26 goals (ladies handicap), compete. The lineups include some of the best ladies players in the world, including 10-goalers Lia Salvo and Hazel Jackson.
The finals are set for Friday, April 16, at AAP Pilar.
Pilará – Why Not 11-7.5 Cuatro Vientos–Legión Extranjera
El Metejón 303 Polo Ranch 6-3 La Varzea – Amadeus
Los Sauces – Brubank GMO 11.5-6 Thai Polo – Nearside
FINALS – FIXTURE:
GOLD CUP (League Winners)
1pm: Pilará – Why Not vs. Los Sauces – Brubank GMO.
Pilará – Why Not: Martina Díaz 1, Hana Grill 5, Hazel Jackson 10, Lía Salvo 10. Total: 26.
Los Sauces – Brubank GMO: Francesca Moretti 3, Agustina Imaz 3, Milagros Sánchez 7, Fátima Balzano 6. Total: 19.
SILVER CUP (Second Place)
11am: Thai Polo – Nearside vs. Cuatro Vientos – Legión Extranjera.
Thai Polo – Nearside: Camila Rossi 5, Maitena Marré 6, Sol López Llames 7, Sofía Lorenzo 5. Total: 23.
Cuatro Vientos – Legión Extranjera: Elina Braun 4, Azucena Uranga 5, Esperanza Uranga 4, Jazmín Dupont 5. Total: 18.
BRONZE CUP (Third Place)
3pm: LD Polo Ranch – Amanara vs. El Metejón 303 Polo Ranch.
LD Polo Ranch – Amanara: Olivia Zucchi 2, Juana Deramo 1, Verónica Magnasco 4, Paola Martínez 7. Total: 14
El Metejón – 303 Polo Ranch: Clara Martínez Ferrario 3, Luisa del Carril 3, Mercedes Prario 4, Ginevra D´Orazio 4. Total: 14.