Sunday was quarterfinal day at International Polo Club Palm Beach, and eight teams fought for a place in the next stage of the Ylvisaker Cup, the last 20-goal tournament of the IPC season. Tonkawa, Colorado, Valiente and GSA won their matches and will play the semis.
The Ylvisaker Cup, third tournament of the 20-goal season at International Polo Club Palm Beach, continued this weekend with four matches. A new 'Sunday Game’ saw Colorado claim their second victory in the competition after defeating Prestige Worldwide.
During the last 5 days the Ylvisaker Cup has been in the center of the atention around world, 8 matches were played: Pilot 13 - Audi 11; SD Farms 10 - La Indiana 7; Carillon Miami 10 - Prestige Worldwide 8; Tonkawa 12 - GSA 7; Valiente 10 - Coca Cola 6:, Postage Stamp Farm 12 - Travieso 11.
The Ylvisaker Cup draw is ready and the tournament will start on Thursday February 1st at the International Polo Club. Adolfo Cambiaso, Facundo Pieres, Hilario Ulloa, Sapo Caset will take part of Valiente, Pilot, Modere and Tonkawa respectively.
The final of the 2017 Ylvisaker Cup was a sit-on-the-edge-of-your-seat thriller from the first play to the last, with Julio Arellano bringing it home for Coca-Cola in a 9-8 overtime win over Tonkawa.
In two incredibly close and intense Ylvisaker Cup semifinal matches Wednesday at the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC), Coca-Cola defeated Orchard Hill 11-10 and Tonkawa took Postage Stamp Farm 13-12. They will face off in the final Sunday, Feb. 19.
Coca-Cola snatched a stunning 16-11 victory over Valiente II in Sunday’s featured match, Postage Stamp Farm squeezed by Villa del Lago Modere 10-9, and Orchard Hill bested Horseware 15-10 concluding the quarterfinals in the 2017 Ylvisaker Cup.
The first quarterfinal of the Ylvisaker Cup saw 10-goalers Sapo Caset and Adolfo Cambiaso go mano-a-mano Saturday.