Spear Defeats Brigadoon 13-7 In Ylvisaker Cup Action Sunday At International
Polo Club Palm Beach
Florida C Spear scored five unanswered goals in a five-minute
span en route to a 13-7 victory over Brigadoon in a 22-goal Ylvisaker
Cup polo action Sunday at International Polo Club Palm Beach.
7-6, C Spear put the game away with its onslaught. Paco de Narvaez
made it 8-6 on a breakaway with 2:20 remaining in the fourth chukker
and patron Tommy Boyle tapped home another breakaway with eight
Spear didnt slow down in the fifth chukker, getting two goals
from de Narvaez and one from Chris Gannon in the two-minute span
to take a 12-6 lead with 3:50 remaining. Boyle put the finishing
touches on the game, scoring with 14 seconds left.
Narvaez led C Spear (2-1) with six goals while Boyle finished with
four. Matias Magrini scored two goals and Gannon had one for the
10-goaler Adam Snow led Brigadoon (1-2) with five goals while Tiger
Kneece and Brian Prichard added one goal apiece.
was named the games MVP.
other games, Carlos Gracida scored eight goals to lead Catamount
over Lechuza Caracas 13-10; Brandon Phillips scored seven goals,
including the final two, to lift Old Pueblo past Crab Orchard 10-9
and 10-goaler Miguel Novillo Astrada scored nine goals to spark
Bendabout over Isla Carroll 13-8.
Ylvisaker Cup in named in honor of William T. Bill Ylvisaker,
a polo pioneer who founded Palm Beach Polo and Country Club in the
late 1970s and was elected into the Polo Hall of Fame in 1996. Ylvisaker,
who has been involved in polo for some 50 years, has won numerous
major polo tournaments, including the prestigious U.S. Open in 1972.
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.
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.