Siaana defeated Regent 9-7 to win the USPA Ringling Cup in the final polo match of the season April 7.
Francisco Llosa scored six goals to lead the way for Siaana. Mark Gutierrez scored a pair of goals, and Jason Pascarella added a goal.
Brent Mirikitani scored five goals to lead the way for Regent. Jon-Luke Beck and Matt Sekera each added a goal.
Llosa was named the Most Valuable Professional, and Beck was named the Most Valuable Amateur.
Llosa also received the Best Playing Pony Award for his horse Easy’s performance in the fifth chukker.
A chukker begins, and many plays resume, with
the umpire bowling the ball between the two ready teams.
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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 Schoolâ€™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.