The Finals of the 2017 Keleen & Carlton Beal Cup presented by Jetlinx were held this past Sunday and featured 12 goal teams; BTA versus Tonkawa.
Steve Krueger catching up to Matt Coppola
Mason Wroe playing hard defense against Tommy Biddle
Steve Krueger scored the first goal of the match from the penalty line for BTA but was quickly followed up by Tommy Biddle for Tonkawa. In the second chukker Tonkawa surged a head with two goals from Matt Coppola and one goal from Cody Ellis. Coppola and Ellis took the lead farther for their team with one more goal a piece. BTA answered with one goal from Krueger to end the first half, 6 to 2 Tonkawa.Members and guests took to the field during half time to sip complementary
champagne and stomp divots while the players hopped on fresh horses. Shane Rice and Tommy Biddle traded goals for their respective teams followed by a second goal for BTA by Krueger. Again, in the fifth, it was Krueger who converted two more goals from the penalty line for BTA, but Tonkawa answered with goals from Biddle and Coppola. To end the match Krueger put in his fourth goal from the penalty line and Coppola scored once more in the last minute, ending the game 10 to 7 Tonkawa.
Matt Coppola taking control
Cody Ellis showing good form with his back swing
Winning Team: Tonkawa
Jeff Hildebrand, Cody Ellis, Matt Coppola, and Tommy Biddlepictured with Jetlinx rep Jessica Bifano and Chrys Beal
Matt Coppolapictured with Jetlinx rep Jessica Bifano and Chrys Beal
Blackjack owned and played by Tommy Biddlepictured with Jetlinx rep Jessica Bifano
Honey owned and played by Kelly Bealpictured with wife Chrys Beal and Overture Tanglewood reps Bess Ardon and Emily Collins
Club League- Harvest Cup Finals
Bayou City/Cinco Canyon Ranch
Liz Lary, Bryan Middleton, Carolyn Stimmel, Colleen Marks
2 Goal- Lonestar Cup Finals
Amanda Ronan, Jennifer Peterson, Sarah Prinsloo, Roxy Riggs-Mounter
Congratulations to Angela Gonzalez of the HPC Show Team!
Congratulations to 14 yr old Angela Gonzalez of the HPC Show Team and her jumping partner Cocalero for winning the $3,000 High Children’s Jumper Classic at the GSWEC Fall Classic! Merrily, Amy and the whole HPC show team are very proud!