Maltese Falcons Soar To Sterling Cup Tournament Victory

On the final day of a two-day round robin, Maltese Facons (Melissa Ganzi, 0, Grant Ganzi, 3, Nic Roldan, 8, Alejandro Novillo Astrada, 7) defeated Audi (Marc Ganzi, 1, Tomacho Pieres, 6, Pablo Spinacci, 6, Tommy Collingwood, 5), 9-6, and Newport (Gene Goldstein, 0, Jason Crowder, 5, Sugar Erskine, 6, Fred Mannix, 7), 14-13, to clinch the title. 

Glenn Straub presented the prestigious solid gold trophy to the winners during the awards presentation.

The win marked the first time a mother-son duo won the Sterling Cup. They combined for seven goals on the final day. Melissa Ganzi finished with 11 for the tournament. It was the second historical tournament in a row for Melissa and Grant Ganzi. They also won the USPA Butler Handicap.