Anticipations evoked as the teams for the finals were announced for Sunny Hale’s legacy Women Championship Tournament which is scheduled for Saturday.
WCT was named, In the honor of legendary Hall Of Famer Sunset ‘ Sunny’ Hale, and, the largest polo league in world has grown its popularity since its onset.
“ This was Sunny’s mission, to create a women’s polo venue where the girls could their polo up,” said WCT Ambassdor Joanne Smicklas.
The Open Division comprise WPL( Delfina Blaquier, Mili Sanchez, Mia Cambiaso, Nina Clarkin) and San Saba(Dawn Jones, Sarah Seigel, Lia Salvo and Clarissa Echezerreta).
And, the 16-goal Division comprise Blue Pegasus(Mia Bray, Millie Hine, Alyson Poor, Jennifer Williams) and Melinda’s Prospect(Malia Bryan, Cindy Halle,Anna Winslow, kylie Sheehan).
The day will start with pre-game ceremonies at 12.30 pm and the matches will commence at 12.35pm and 1.30pm with the award ceremony at 2.45pm.
If we look at last year’s open final, Chateau D’esclans lifted the cup where tournament’s MVP 10-goaler Nina Clarkin was joined by two-time Argentine Open Champion Mia Cambiaso, the game MVP Mia Novilio Astrada and Riley Ganzi.
And this time, hosts Marc and Melissa Ganzi waived fees for players and umpire to bring good out of players in honor of Hale’s legacy.
In 2016, Hale credited Grand Champions too, “Grand Champions does a fantastic job.What it does for the WCT is it brings legitimacy to the fact they put on a great show, they’ve got great fields and you are right in the center of everything.”