Vikings and Park Place emerged victorious in the latest round of the Queen’s Cup on Sunday, June 6. The tournament, hosted by Guards Polo Club, sees fifteen teams, up to 22 goals, compete. First up, Vikings overwhelmed Schockemohle at Black Bears to claim an impressive 14-5 win. Vikings were led by an outstanding Juan Martín Zubía, who scored a mighty twelve goals. The team had John Watson filling in for Siri Bazzoni.
Later that afternoon, Park Place and King Power went head to head at Guards Polo Club, in what was one of the tightest matches of the season so far. The game was so hard-fought that it went into double overtime. Facundo Pieres sealed the deal for Park Place, scoring the winning goal to gave Andrey Borodin’s team the 13-12 win.
The final of the Queen’s Cup is scheduled for Sunday, June 27.
THE QUEEN’S CUP, DAY 5:
VIKINGS 14-5 SCHOCKEMOHLE
Vikings: John Watson 0 *, Chris Mackenzie 8 (1 goal), Sebastián Merlos 8 (1), Juan Martín Zubía 8 (12). Total: 22.
*Subbed in for Siri Bazzoni
Schockemohle: Clément Delfosse 5 (1 goal), Patrick Maleitzke 5 (1), Jack Richardson 7 (1), Santiago Tanoira 5 (2). Total: 22.
Score Vikings: 3-1, 5-3, 8-4, 10-4, 12-4, 14-5.
Umpires: Howard Smith & Julian Appleby.
Third Man: Tim Brown.
BPP: Emezeta Lupe, ridden by Juan Martín Zubía.
PARK PLACE 13-12 KING POWER (DOUBLE EXTRA CHUKKA)
Park Place: Andrey Borodin 0, William Harper 4 (1 goal), Juan Britos 8 (3), Facundo Pieres 10 (9). Total: 22.
King Power: Top Srivaddhanaprabha 1, Charles Cooney 3, Hilario Ulloa 10 (8 goals), Francisco Elizalde 8 (4). Total: 22.
Score Park Place: 2-1, 4-4, 7-6, 8-8, 10-9, 12-12, 12-12 (OT #1), 13-12 (OT #2).
Umpires: Tim Brown & Julian Appleby.
Third Man: Howard Smith.
BPP: Open Easy Fly, ridden by Facundo Pieres.
The Queen’s Cup continues on Monday, June 7:
12pm: BP Polo vs. White Crane
3pm: Monterosso vs. Scone