STG Wins 8-Goal Champions Cup and Empire Polo Wins 4-Goal Lions Cup Finals

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Empire Polo Club
April 2nd, 2017

8-Goal Champions Cup Finals

STG: John Ziegler, John Bickford, Max Menini and Ignacio Deltour.

STG defeated Lockton 12-5 to win the 8-Goal Champions Cup Final.  STG took home $30,000 in cash along with Rich Roenisch bronzes.  The second place team, Lockton, won $10,000 and sliver trays.

Second Place Team Lockton: Tim Kelly, Hernan Tejera, Athena Malin, Jim Wright and Bryan Middleton.
MVP was John Bickford.
Ignacio Detour’s horse won Best Playing Pony.

4-Goal Lions Cup Finals 

Empire Polo Team: Erik Wright, Jim Wright, Kristin Hiller and Rob Scapa.

Empire Polo Team defeated Evergreen Polo to win the 4-Goal Lions Cup Finals.  Empire took home a cash prize in the amount of $6000 and a beautiful bronze trophy.  The MVP was Kristin Hiller of Empire Polo Team.  The Best Playing Pony was Kahuna, owned by Carlos Galindo, who played for Evergreen.  The second place team, Evergreen, won $2000 cash and silver trays.

Evergreen: Tom Sprung, Noah Sprung, Juan Jose Gonzalez and Carlos Galindo.
Kristine Hiller won MVP.
Carlos Galindo’s horse named Kahuna won Best Playing Pony.

To view all photos taken during the two finals games, please visit this link.  Photos will be posted in a few days.