Las Colinas Polo Club in Dallas Texas
Southwest Gallery 6-Goal
May 3 – 24, 2003
Willowbend won the finals. From left to right: Club President Jesse Pruitt, Sam Leake, Rob Payne III, Robert Payne and Collen Clark

Southwest Gallery 6-goal

Final Game:

Willowbend: 8 vs. Henry S. Miller: 7

Willowbend and Ivanhoe won the chance to meet in the Southwest Gallery Cup Finals. Willowbend arrived with an undefeated record. Ivanhoe lost one game to Willowbend by one goal in a very close match. Willowbend started with one goal on handicap but Susan Bekaert converted a penalty two for Ivanhoe to tie the contest, followed by a score from Billy Mudra Ivanhoe led 2-1 after one chukker. Sam Leake opened the second chukker with a goal for Willowbend but Sain Joseph struck right back for Ivanhoe giving them a 3-2 lead after two chukkers. The third chucker was a see saw battle with Payne scoring first for Willowbend, Billy Mudra answered with a penalty four, Payne converted a penalty three, Mudra another penalty four and then Collen Clark scoring for the final goal of chukker three making the score 5-5. Susan Bekaert converted a penalty two and a penalty three in the fourth, but Leake and Payne scored leaving the score 7-7 a the end of four chukkers. In the overtime both teams missed great chances with Payne scoring the game winner for Willowbend. Robert Payne led all scorers with four goals, Susan Bekaert led Ivanhoe with 3 goals.

For more information, contact:
Justine Sweeney, 214-542-5571
jsweeney@sweeneymediagroup.com

Scott Lancaster, 214-952-7935
Scottlancaster@hotmail.com