Polo Players Edition

FEB 2019

Polo Players' Edition is the official publication of the U.S. Polo Association. Dedicated to the sport of polo, it features player profiles, game strategy, horse care, playing tips, polo club news and tournament results.

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P O L O R E P O R T 48 POLO P L A Y E R S E D I T I O N Catlin Dix). Fawkes Engineering quickly put four unanswered points on the board. It was a team effort with each member scoring at least one and Andy Schnoebelen scoring twice. In the second chukker of the round, Dix rallied with two goals, but the Schnoebelens were on fire. Andy scored three times and Ian once, ending the fourth chukker with an 8-2 lead for Fawkes. The last round brought the Great Scott! team back into the arena to face the Spokane ladies. Great Scott! started with a one-goal handicap, which Dix quickly overcame. Russell put one on the board, but Dix responded. Garcia and Chun traded goals, ending the chukker in a 3-3 tie. Roux pushed the girls ahead by one, followed by a gorgeous two- pointer by Garcia. This seemed to energize Chun, who posted three in a row to knot the score, 6-6. Dix stopped Chun's momentum, skillfully walking the ball down the wall, and passing to Roux, who tapped it in for the 7-6 lead. On Sunday, teams carried over the scores. Great Scott! started with a 4-3 advantage over Fawkes Engineering. Chun's two goals were matched by Ian Schnoebelen's two goals. Magill added a point, ending the first chukker in a 6-6 tie. Magill traded goals with Russell and Chun in the second chukker, ending in an 8-8 tie. Fawkes Engineering stayed up to meet Spokane with the advantage of an 8-2 lead from Saturday. Fawkes scored three goals in the third chukker to Spokane's one, ending the chukker, 11-3. Garcia sunk a pair of Penalty 2s but Fawkes answered, ending the round, 13-5. In the last round, Great Scott! started narrowly ahead of Spokane, 6- 7. Chun scored a goal and a horse kicked in another for Great Scott! while Spokane came up empty, ending with Great Scott! ahead, 8-7. Chun and Hartzel added goals to end, 10-7. The trophies were awarded to Fawkes Engineering, winning with the most net goals. Great Scott! took second place and Spokane third place. The Holiday Cup was played Dec. 22-23 at both the 1-goal and 4-goal level. In the 4-goal, Sommerset (Heidi Clark, Fergus Gould, Jonathan Garnica, Pepe Rodriguez) took on Granite Bay (Shane Flock, Eric Fawkes Engineering overcame a 4-3 deficit the first day to tie Great Scott! 8-8 the second day. Somerset's Heidi Clark, Fergus Gould, Pepe Rodriguez and Jonathan Garnica won the 4-goal Holiday Cup at Empire. Sutter Buttes' Raeann Magill, Benito Andrade, Bonnie Magill and Manny Rodriguez won the 1-goal Holiday Cup. JIM BREMNER/JFBPHOTOS.COM JIM BREMNER/JFBPHOTOS.COM JIM BREMNER/JFBPHOTOS.COM

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