January Wellington Polo Event : Joe Barry Memorial Cup
Another Wellington polo event held was the Joe Barry Memorial Cup!
The three-week second tournament of the season kicked off on January 9, 2014 with Valiente and Las Monjitas winning their matches on the opening day at the International Polo Club.
Valiente’s foursome Bob Jornayvaz, Santi Torres, Sapo Caset and Roberto Zedda made their 2014 debut by winning against Lechuza Caracas team: Victor Vargas, Mariano Gracida, Pablo MacDonough and Nico Espain., with 13-10 scores.
The match was followed by 10-6 victory of Las Monjitas over Flight Options. Camillo Bautista, Geronimo Obregon, Eduardo Etrada and Alejandro Astrada made up the Las Monjitos while Flight Options was composed of Melisssa Ganzi, Juan Bollini, Miguel Astrada and Fred Mannix.
There were 14 teams who took part in this tournament. Action in the 20-goal Joe Barry Memorial Cup continued between Palm Beach Illustrated, Coca-Cola, Tonkawa, CT Energia, Villa del Lago/Casablanca, Orchard Hill, Audi, Faraway, Los Machitos/Heathcote and El Cabure on the following days.
In the last year’s final, Audi lost a hard fought 11-9 match to Crab Orchard.
The Joe Barry Memorial Cup semifinals were held on the 22nd and 23rd of January. The Final was played on Sunday, January 26.
Wellington polo always gets more exciting with every match and event!
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