April 24, 2018 | Wellington, Florida.
Dutta Corp defeated Sebucan in the championship final of the Santa Rita Abierto on Sunday, April 24th at the Grand Champions Polo Club.
Dutta Corp had Timmy Dutta, Lucas Diaz Alberdi, Piki Diaz Alberdi and Alex Webb in their team while Sebucan had Josh Dubarry, Pablo Pulido, Alejandro Novillo Astrada and Julio Gracida in their team.
Under stormy skies, the two teams played evenly in the first chukker and the scores were tied at 1-1 thanks to goals from Alberdi and Astrada.
The second chukker ended at 2-2 as both teams fought for every ball. Dutta Corp took the lead in the third chukker thanks to two quick fire goals by Alberdi. Dutta Corp led by 5-4 and never trailed after that.
With the weather conditions getting harsh, the teams got one final chukker to play for before lightning forced the game to be abbreviated. Timmy Dutta and Webb score two more for Dutta Corp in the fourth and final chukker thereby winning the championship final by 7 goals to 4.
Dutta, 16, played brilliantly throughout the match and was named Most Valuable Player. Astrada was the top scorer of the match with three goals to his name.