Buck Schott scored four goals, including one in the sixth chukker, to lead Ten Oaks to a 9-8 victory over Tito’s in the USPA Wayne Brown Finals, sponsored by Bright House Networks and Bay News 9, March 3.
Shane Rice added three goals for Ten Oaks.
Steve Krueger scored four goals to power Tito’s. Joe Wayne Brown added three goals.
Schott was named the Most Valuable Player, and Carlos Martinez was named the Most Valuable Amateur. Krueger received the Best Playing Pony Award for his horse’s performance in the sixth chukker.
Teams return to action at 1 p.m. March 10, in the USPA National Inter-Circuit Championship 12 Goal Finals of the BMO Private Bank Cup.
If a team, in an offensive drive, hits the ball across the opponent’s backline, the defending team resumes the game with a free hit from its backline.
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Gullett student wins speech contest
Gullett Elementary School student Hailey Wahlers took home top honors May 11, after placing first in the Tropicana District Speech Contest.
Girl Scouts give cookies a new cause
Local Daisy Scouts from Troop 180 are helping Feeding Empty Little Tummies feed homeless school children in the area.
Dancing group to host fundraiser
Members of KC and the Sunshine Dancers, a group of Manatee County dancers ages 8 to 20, will show off their dancing skills in jazz, hip-hop and contemporary dance from 7 to 9 p.m. May 28, as the group holds a show titled "Breaking Ground."