Equuleus clobbers Yellow Cab in Monty Waterbury Cup: 13-9

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Equuleus clobbers Yellow Cab in Monty Waterbury Cup: 13-9

Kris Kampsen lit the lamp five times and had an assist to lead Equuleus to a commanding 13-9 victory over Yellow Cab in the first round of the Monty Waterbury Polo Cup being held at the Bridgehampton Polo Club on July 29, 2011.

Kris Kampsen while speaking to the media after the match stated that their team work is paying off results in the form of victories. He stated, “We’re playing so well as a team. The horses are going well and everything is clicking for us. They’re (Yellow
Cab) a much better team than the score indicates. We’re just really hitting our stride and we’re really jelling as a team.”

The Equuleus’ strikers displayed an impressive show and made it two in a row. Both the foursomes were quite experienced line-ups and opened the game in decent way. However, it was Yellow Cab that drew the first blood in the hands of Michel Dorignac through
a penalty hit. However, the players from Equuleus were not sitting out of action. Mariano Obregon scored a pair of goals from the field and brought his team into the game. In the waning moments of the frame, Dorignac scored off another penalty shot and tied
the knots at 2-2 at the conclusion of first chukka.

The second chukka was unfolded in similar speed and attacks were carried out from both the sides. Kampsen and his teammate Mariano Gonzalez notched one goal each of which one was scored from the field while other from the penalty conversion. From the other
side, Dorignac added a goal from the penalty shot and reduced the lead. But Gonzalez scored another goal in the last minute and finished the chukka with Yellow Cab trailing by two goals, 5-3.

In the third frame, the Equuleus continued the action and scored five goals against the single effort from Yellow Cab. Kampsen, Obregon and Gonzalez marked one goal each and expanded the lead up to five goals. Luis Escobar made a brilliant effort and scored
a goal in the concluding moments to close out the first half with Equuleus holding a four-goal, 8-4 advantage.

 In the second half, both the squads showed impressive performances and exchanged five goals in the three chukkas. Kampsen opened the scoring in the second half with a field goal and increased the Equuleus lead up to five. In respond, Simon Garber and Dorignac
added one goal apiece. In the very next minutes, Kampsen scored another two goals to increase the lead up to five, 11-6.

Obregon and Gonzalez accounted for one goal each in the fifth and took the lead to an insurmountable seven goals. From the other side, Escobar scored a goal in the fifth while Dorignac added two more in the final chukka. The Equuleus won the match at 13-9
and moved away in the next round with a brilliant record.


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