Coming in from last week’s overtime loss to Orchard Hill, Coca-Cola was in for a tough test Sunday against Valiente at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, Making their debut in the 26-goal C.V. Whitney Cup, Valiente stole the day 12-3.
In the opening game of the 26-goal season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, Orchard Hill took down Coca-Cola in a teeth-clenching overtime battle that ended 14-13 in favor of the Pieres-powered team.
C.V. Whitney Cup will start on February 23 and the final is scheduled on March 5. The 1st 26 goal tournament is part of the Triple Crown in Wellington, Florida.
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.
In one of the most important games of the Ylvisaker Cup, Villa del Lago Modere defeated Horseware 10-8 Wednesday at the International Polo Club Palm Beach.