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Wellington Polo: Polito Pieres Scored 2 Two-Pointers for the Win in the 2014 Outback 40-Goal Challenge

Wellington Polo: Polito Pieres Scored 2 Two-Pointers for the Win in the 2014 Outback 40-Goal Challenge

EFG Bank won the 2014 Outback 40-Goal Challenge on Saturday at International Polo Club in Wellington  with Polito Pieres scoring on two 80-yard two-pointer in the last minute for a 11-10 victory over Equus & Co.

EFG Bank team were Adolfo Cambiaso, Polito Pieres, Pablo MacDonough and Miguel Novillo Astrada. While Equus & Co. were composed of Facundo Pieres, Sapo Caset, Gonzalito Pieres and Juan Martin Nero.

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Equus & Co. led for most of the game. For the first chukker, Gonzalito Pieres scored a two-point shot with Nero adding one for a total of 3 scores over EFG Banks 2 scores from Astrada and MacDonough each.

In the second chukker, Facundo Pieres added another two points for the Equus & Co., 5-2. But Polito Pieres and Astrada cut the lead to 5-4 after scoring each. Caset scored his first goal for a total advantage of 6-4 at the end of the second chukker.

The first half was ended with Equus & Co. leading the game with 7-6 score.

In the fourth chukker, goals from Caset, Nero ad Facundo Pieres extended the lead to 10-6. Polito Pieres scored one for the team, 10-7.

The fifth chukker was ended scoreless. The sixth and the last chukker was also held scoreless for the first five minutes, but Polito Pieres managed to convert a pair of two-pointers in the last minute of the game. The game was reversed with EFG Bank winning against Equus & Co. for a total score of 11-10.

Polito Pieres led the victory of EFG Banks with six points, Astrada adding four and one from MacDonough while Facundo Pieres and Nero contributed three points each and Gonzalito Pieres and Caset two each in the loss.    

The tournament is a yearly game meant to raise funds for the Wellington Polo Players Support Group, Inc. that offers financial assistance of $1.5 million to 48 players during the last 12 years. 

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Wellington Polo Event: Flight Options Meets Orchard Hill for Bobby Barry Cup Finals

Wellington Polo Event: Flight Options Meets Orchard Hill for Bobby Barry Cup Finals

The Bobby Barry Cup Wellington polo is becoming a neck-to-neck battle as each team is giving their blood and sweat to defeat one another. 

Flight Options won with a narrow score of 9-8 over El Cabure in an overtime while Orchard Hill dumped Audi with 13-6 to make it to the Bobby Barry Cup finals.

In the Flight Options-El Cabure match, Miguel Astrada of the Flight Options scored the opening goal on a penalty shot followed by a goal from teammate Juan Bollini for a 2-0 lead. El Cabure’s Agustin Merlos responded with a goal for the team but Astrada ended the first chukker with 3-1 lead.

The tables had turned by the end of the first half with El Cabure leading with a narrow 5-4 score.

Wellington Polo | Wellington Polo Event: Flight Options Meets Orchard Hill for Bobby Barry Cup Finals

In the fourth, fifth and sixth chukker, the match heated up with both teams tying the score at 6-6, it remained 6-6, and 8-8 scores respectively which forced them into overtime.

Fred Mannix shot near the sideboards and from about 30-yards from the end of the line ending the overtime with 9-8 scores in favor of Flight Options.

Flight Options nine goals were made up of Astrada, Mannix and Bollini scoring five, three and one goals respectively. Merlos scored five times for El Cabure plus two goals by Calucho Arellano and one from Federico Virasoro. 

While in the Orchard Hill-Audi match, the Orchard Hill took control of the game in the first half with scores of 8-3. Five goals lead were from Facundo Pieres. 

In the second half, Orchard Hill continued to lead with 10-4 in the fourth chukker, 10-6 in the fifth and 13-6 in the last chukker for the victory. 

Facundo Pieres made the seven goals for Orchard Hill added by Lucas Criado and Marcos Alberdi three goals each. Audi six points were from Nic Roldan scoring five goals and Nico Pieres for the other goal from the field.

Flight Options will meet Orchard Hill for the Bobby Barry Cup Finals on Sunday at noon.

Wellington Polo is a fun game to watch and be a part of. Join us for polo matches all during the season. 

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