Riding high in polocrosse

TWENTY-ONE teams, including six Sale, entered the Sale Polocrosse Club tournament over the weekend.

It was the beginning for a busy period for the club with teams returning to Polocrosse Park for tournaments on March 9 and 10 and from April 12 to 14, where eight teams will be competing for $10,000 in prize money in the Southern 50 event.

Trafalgar and Sale fought out their usual high standard in the A grade final with Trafalgar leading for most of the match before winning 22-14.

The awards for best horse and rider in A grade went to Jarrod Martin from Trafalgar.

In the B grade final, Trafalgar defeated Moorooduc 17-11 with the awards going Moorooduc’s Lee Arthur (best horse) and Adam Galvin (best rider).

In C grade, Trafalgar defeated Sale 18-13 in the final. Sale’s Judy-Anne Wilms, riding Rose Ridge Miduri, won best horse, while Trafalgar’s Mick Templeton was best rider.

In D grade, Moorooduc defeated Trafalgar 12-9 in the final with Jill Massey from Trafalgar winning both the best horse and rider awards.

In the juniors final, Moorooduc defeated Sale. The junior awards went to Moorooduc’s Piper Hobson (best rider) and Trafalgar’s Isabelle Nicholson (best horse).