Six Exciting Matches at Palm City PoloIn the second week of February tournament play, Palm City Polo featured a polo palooza, hosting six exciting tournament matches in both the 3-6 and 6-10 goal leagues last weekend. Teams from Precise Property, Inc., Mayer Ranch, Greenhill Winery, TuffRider and Stone Pony all prevailed in their respective matches to add another notch in their win column.FRIDAYPrecise Property, Inc. Posts Clear-Cut Victory against Greenhill Winery 7-5Precise Property, Inc. defined their status winning their inaugural match of the 3-6 goal league tournament on Friday against Greenhill Winery. Fifteen-year-old Clark Mayer's impressive hat trick for Precise Property, Inc. earned him the distinction of high scorer of the match. Bruce Schreiber assisted in their success with two goals and Bob Painter added one to the count. Greenhill Winery's Dennis Fitzpatrick and Whitney Ross each contributed two goals as well as one by Rebekah Pizana for a 7-5 final score.Precise Property Greenhill WineryBob Painter A Rebekah Pizana BBruce Schreiber B Whitney Ross AClark Mayer B Dennis Fitzpatrick AJoey Casey 4 John Gobin 4Mayer Ranch Stomps on Spats 4-3.5In the 6-10 goal league tournament Mayer Ranch won their second consecutive game, this time against Spats on Friday afternoon. The Spats team had one half goal in the can as part of their handicap, yet they still were not able to overcome the mighty Mayer Ranch team scoring only three goals, two by Adam Koffler and one by Rick Salter. Team patron Ken Mayer sent two through the posts for his team. Timmy Sharma and Omar Sosa each notched one to give Mayer Ranch the win 4-3.5.Mayer Ranch SpatsKen Mayer A Adam Koffler ATimmy Sharma 1 Rick Salter BOmar Sosa 2 Pancho Eddy 4Hector Galindo 5 Charlie Muldoon
Ken MayerSATURDAYKings Hill Reigned Supreme Against Greenhill Winery 4-3.5On Saturday, Kings Hill remained on top of their game defeating Greenhill Winery in the 3-6 goal league tournament. Team patron Kevin Brown and Jeff Blake tallied two goals a piece to secure the victory. As the sole scorer, David Greenhill tried valiantly to give his Greenhill Winery team the victory. Starting with a one and one half goal handicap, they were still unable to dethrone Kings Hill, losing by half a goal 4-3.5.
Kings Hill Greenhill WineryKevin Brown B.5 Rebekah Pizana BChip McKenney A David Greenhill BGeoff Richards A Dennis Fitzpatrick AJeff Blake 6 John Gobin 4
John Gobin and Kevin Brown
TuffRider Scores in Final Seconds to Win against Precise Property Inc. 6-5.5In one of the most exciting matches of the season, TuffRider defeated Precise Property, Inc. by a mere half goal on Saturday afternoon. Bob Kohn smashed one through the posts within seconds after the match began and Brad Blake clinched the 6-5.5 victory just before the horn in the final chukker. Youngsters Jacqi Casey and Matias Sosa also scored for TuffRider. Bob Painter, Bruce Schreiber and Clark Mayer recorded goals for Precise Property, Inc.TuffRider Precise PropertyJacqi Casey A Bob Painter ABob Kohn A Bruce Schreiber BMatias Sosa 1.5 Clark Mayer BBrad Blake 4 Charlie Muldoon 4
Jacqi CaseySUNDAYStone Pony Benefits from Handicap to Beat Spats/Pony Up 6-5In the 3-6 goal league tournament match on Sunday, both teams notched five goals, however, Stone Pony started with one on the board due to handicap giving them the edge to defeat Stone Pony 6-5. David Greenhill was the high scorer for Stone Pony with three while Pancho Eddy added three to the board for Spats/Pony Up. Other goals for Stone Pony were recorded by Dennis Fitzpatrick and Carlos Baez. The Spats/Pony Up team had help from Rick Salter and Charlie Muldoon.
Stone Pony Spats/Pony UpDavid Greenhill B Adam Koffler ADennis Fitzpatrick A Rick Salter BCarlos Baez 2 Pancho Eddy 4John Gobin 4 Charlie Muldoon 4
MONDAYMayer Ranch Remains Unstoppable, Defeating Boca Polo in Holiday Match 4.5-4In the 6-10 league match on Monday, team patron Ken Mayer remained true to his word when he stated that he expected to be undefeated this year. His Mayer Ranch team defeated Boca Polo by the half goal they received for their handicap. Mayer assisted in the win by scoring twice along with one each by Timmy Sharma and Omar Sosa. Peter Nathanial and Geoff Richards gave Boca Polo two goals each for a final score of 4.5-4.Boca Polo Mayer RanchPeter Nathanial A Ken Mayer AGeoff Richards A Timmy Sharma 1Joey Casey 4 Hector Galindo 5Jeff Blake 6 Omar Sosa 2
Timmy Sharma and Joey Casey