Custer Capital defeated Wildcat 12-8 to win the Robert A. Uihlein Jr. Memorial Cup March 24.
Gilberto Junqueira scored four goals and Juan Martinez-Baez scored three goals to lead the way for Custer Capital.
Nicolai Galindo scored four goals to pace Wildcat. James Miller added three goals.
Galindo was named the Most Valuable Professional, and Carlos Baez was named the Most Valuable Amateur.
Martinez-Baez won the Best Playing Pony Award for his horse Cardineyosa’s performance in the fifth chukker.
Teams return to action at 1 p.m. March 31, in the All Children’s Hospital Guild Cup.
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Daylight Saving Time starts 2 a.m. Sunday, so be sure to set your alarm accordingly.
The Tabernacle Christian School middle school student Lauren Medred, an East County resident, earned top vocal honors, taking first place in vocal solo female category of the Florida League of Christian School’s Festival of the Academics and Arts Feb. 28 and March 1 at Southeastern University in Lakeland.
Manatee County schools dominated a state technology competition with five of six top-three finishes earned by Manatee County schools during the 35th annual Technology Student Association State Competition late February.