Evviva Polo Club St. Moritz, Aquedotto Romano Polo Club, Amadeus Polo Club and Polo Club Saint-Tropez, are the winners of the Quarterfinals of the 2023 POLO RIDER CUP.
Evviva Polo Club St. Moritz secured first place in the semifinals by winning Polo Club Schockemöhle 12-10 ½ goals.
The first quarterfinal between Evviva Polo Club St. Moritz and Polo Club Schockemöhle started very quickly, both teams immediately coming into the team with a swift pace, ending the second chukker 5-4 ½ goals.
Almost until the third chukker, the game was even between both teams, but then the Swiss team turned the pressure on the German team and started running away with four goals to their advantage.
Then, Schockemöhle came back strong, and unfortunately, Tomas Pieres missed the goal in the last chukker to have some chances to turn out the match, and Evviva Polo Club St. Moritz got the first seat for the Semifinals.
In the day‘s second game, Aquedotto Romano Polo Club beat Araucaria Polo Club by 8-7 goals.
The game started very balanced between both teams, as at the end of the second chukker the result was 4-4 goals.
Then, Aquedotto Romano Polo Club found a way to be more defensive and find their rhythm, extending the lead by two goals at the end of the fourth chukker with three consecutive goals by Gaston Maiquez.
Afterwards, Araucaria scored two goals in the last chukker to keep the pressure on, but there was no time, and Aquedotto Romano won.
Amadeus Polo Club defeated Coronel Suárez Polo Club in the first match of the afternoon by 10-8 ½ goals.
The game was a bit slow at the start, but then Amadeus Polo Club picked up the pace a bit more in the first half, putting Coronel Suárez under pressure to fight hard to come back. Santiago Marambio made all the difference in opening up the play to make the Argentinian team a narrow but a convincing victory towards the end final score of 10- 8½ goals.
The fourth and final quarterfinal game of the day between Polo Club Saint-Tropez and Golden Greens Polo Club ended with the victory of the French team by 10-8 goals.
Polo Club Saint-Tropez came out very strong from the beginning and dominated the game almost to the end of the game, but Golden Greens Polo Club never gave up, they came up very strong, with only one goal difference in the fifth and final chukker but Lorenzo Chavanne, who run from the end of the field to the other score the last goal of the game that places the local team into the Semifinals.
POLO RIDER CUP – QUARTERFINALS
EVVIVA POLO CLUB ST. MORITZ 12 – 10 ½ POLO CLUB SCHOCKMÖHLE
Score progression: 1-1 ½ / 5-4 ½ / 9-5 ½ / 11-7 ½ / 12-10 ½.
Evviva Polo Club St. Moritz: Valentín Farinati 1 (1 goal), Ignacio Kennedy 5 (2 goals), Martin Aguerre H. 7 (9 goals), Thomas Rinderknecht 0. Total HC: 13.
Polo Club Schockemöhle: Vanessa Schockemöhle 0 (1 goal), Giordano Magini 2 (3 goals), Matias Nigoul 4, Tomas Pieres 6 (6 goals). Total HC:12.
Umpires: Hugo Iturraspe & Martin Haurie.
ARAUCARIA POLO CLUB 7 – 6 AQUEDOTTO ROMANO POLO CLUB
Score progression: 1-1 / 4-3 / 4-4 / 5-7 / 7-8.
Araucaria Polo Club: Luca Meier 1 (3 goals), Fabian Bolanteiro 4, Salvador Jauretche 5 (4 goals), Fabio Meier 2. Total HC: 12.
Aquedotto Romano Polo Club: Andreas Bihrer 0, Sebastián Sorbac 2, Ramiro Zavaleta 4 (1 goal), Gastón Maiquez 6 (5 goals). Total HC: 12.
Umpires: Juan José Diaz Alberdi & Nicolás Scortichini.
AMADEUS POLO CLUB 10 – 8 ½ CORONEL SUÁREZ POLO CLUB
Score progression: 3 – 1½ / 5 – 4½ / 8 – 5½ / 9 – 6½ / 10-8 ½.
Amadeus Polo Club: Robert Kofler 0 (1 goal), Hilario Ruiz Guiñazú 3 (2 goals), Bartolomé Bayugar 4 (3 goals), Santiago C. Marambio 6 (4 goals). Total HC: 13.
Coronel Suarez Polo Club: Alexandra Rodzianko 0, Misha Rodzianko 2 (3 goals), Ignacio Badiola 5 ( 2 goals), Gaston Beguerie 5 (3 goals). Total HC: 12.
Umpires: Hugo Iturraspe & Martin Haurie.
POLO CLUB SAINT-TROPEZ 10 – 8 GOLDEN GREENS POLO CLUB
Score progression: 1-1 / 4-2 / 6-2 / 8-5 / 10-8.
Polo Club Saint-Tropez: Nicky Sen 0, Pedro Chavanne 1 (3 goals), Lorenzo Chavanne 4 (2 goals), Santiago Chavanne 7 (5 goals). Total HC: 12.
Golden Greens Polo Club: James Peter Holoweslco 0, Matias Nigoul Jr 1 (1 goal), Marcos Harriot 5 (4 goals), Manuel F. Llorente 6 (3 goals). Total HC: 12.
Umpires: Hugo Iturraspe & Nicolás Scortichini.
The POLO RIDER CUP continues on Wednesday, June 21
Semi-Finals Shaugan Cup
16:00 Roma Polo Club vs Grand Champions Polo Club.
18:00 El Rincón Polo José Ignacio vs. Polo Club Mühlen.
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