The Pinckney Equestrian Team wrapped up their regular season last Saturday by qualifying for the Regional Competition!
Going into the third and final meet, the Pirates were down several riders due to prior commitments and injuries, so those left were tasked with maintaining their second place position in order to return to Regionals as they had last season. Freshman, Lexi Newman, led the team for points with Top 4 finishes in Saddleseat Equitation and Pattern, Hunt Seat Bareback, Western Bareback, and Indiana Flags. She assisted Sophomore rider Ashley Gurizzian to a 2nd place finish in the Two-Man Relay race. In addition, Gurizzan won the Barrel Racing event. Freshman, Caseyrae Postal and Junior Co-Captain Lydia Kapeller also contributed vital points throughout the day. The Pirates look forward to regaining their fellow teammates, Co-Captains Maddie and Lilly Hoffman, and Kalie Alexander for the Regional competition on September 30-October 1st.
This group of young Pirates has shown a lot of growth over the course of their season and we are excited to see them compete at the next level!