Buccos Qualifies for Z1.5 Regional Championships at UMass

AMHERST, MASS. (November 24, 2013)—Allison Buccos (East Moriches, N.Y.) qualified for Z1.5 Regional Championships in Intermediate Horsemanship after placing second for the third time this season at the IHSA Z1.5 Western at UMass Sunday. Noelle Bianculli (Ramsey, N.J.) continued to show her dominance Intermediate Horsemanship capturing another first place ribbon. She is now 3-0 in Intermediate Horsemanship for the year.

The Pioneers claimed three other first place finishes. Margaret Vogel (South Acworth, N.H.) took first in Advanced Horsemanship, while Emma Sands (Hopkinton, Mass.) finished first in Intermediate Horsemanship and Melissa Yacubich (Shoreham, N.Y.) placed first in Novice Horsemanship.

Riley Boath captured second in Walk/Jog Horsemanship, while Sara Ann Scorpa (Lanesboro, Mass.) took second in Novice Horsemanship. Katie Gray (Colchester, Vt.) finished second in Open Reigning and fourth in Open Horsemanship. Ashley Alaimo (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) took third in Advanced Horsemanship.

Sacred Heart's next Western competition is on December 7 at Mt. Holyoke College.