White Birch, Pony Express Register Wins In Hall Of
Sunday At International Polo Club Palm Beach
Florida Ten-goaler Mariano Aguerre scored eight goals to
lead White Birch over San Saba 12-9 in a 22-goal Hall of Fame Cup
polo match Sunday at International Polo Club Palm Beach. The victory
gave White Birch (3-0) sole possession of first place in its division.
other Hall of Fame Cup action, 7-goaler Sapo Caset scored six goals
to lead Pony Express over C Spear 12-9.
managed to keep (San Sabas leading scorer) Agustin Merlos
scoreless in the first half and that was important, said Aguerre,
who was named the games MVP.
finished with three goals, all on penalty shots in the second half.
The 9-goaler also missed three 60-yard penalty shots, the last one
with 5:14 remaining in the game that would have tied the score at
to win the tournament we have to play better as a team, said
Aguerre. Were playing good defense, but were missing
goals, missing opportunities.
Hector Galindo led San Saba (1-3) with four goals while patron Tommy
Lee Jones scored one goal. Del Walton added three goals for White
Birch while patron Peter Brant, playing with a painful pulled thigh
muscle, scored one goal.
Express victory moved them into a second-place tie with idle
Isla Carroll, both with 2-1 records, a game behind White Birch.
Alex Agote added four goals while Santiago Trotz and patron Bob
Daniels scored one goal each for Pony Express. C Spear patron Tommy
Boyle scored a team-high four goals while Matias Magrini added three
goals and Paco de Narvaez had two goals.
teams entered the tournament. The Hall of Fame Cup final is Sunday,
February 29 at 3 p.m. at the International Polo Club Palm Beach
polo matches are open to the public. Tickets for the Sunday games
at the International Polo Club Palm Beach are available at the gate,
beginning at $10 each. For information, call (561) 204-5687 or visit
the club website at www.internationalpoloclub.com.
Polo Club Palm Beach is located at 3667 120th Avenue South in Wellington.
From I-95, take the Forest Hill Boulevard exit and go west approximately
12 miles. Turn left onto South Shore Boulevard and go two miles.
Turn left onto Pierson Road, travel about one mile and then make
a right onto 120th Avenue South. The club is on the right. From
Floridas Turnpike, take Exit 93 (Lake Worth Road) and go west
about six miles. Make a right onto 120th Avenue South. The club
is on the left.