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Mitchell goes undefeated through short Q City 9-Ball field in West Virginia

Chris Mitchell won five matches, four to get into the hot seat and a single match final, to finish an undefeated run through a small field, on-hand for the Saturday April 2 stop on the Q City 9-Ball Tour. The event drew 14 to The League Room in Parkersburg, West Virginia.
Mitchell advanced to a winners' side semifinal against Robert Ash, while Kevin Jackson took on Nick Carson in the other one. Mitchell got into the hot seat match with a commanding 10-1 victory over Ash, as Jackson downed Carson 8-6. Mitchell won his fourth of five, defeating Jackson 10-4 to claim the hot seat.
On the loss side, Joey Arbuckle, sent to the loss side by Ash in a winners' side quarterfinal, was embarked on a five-match, loss-side run that would take him into the finals against Mitchell. He downed John O'Neal and Pat Rauch, both 10-4, to draw Carson. Ash picked up Roger Davis, who'd eliminated Brian James 8-4 and Alex Boles 8-3.
Ash and Arbuckle advanced to a re-match in the quarterfinals; Ash, 5-4 over Davis (Davis racing to 8) and Arbuckle, 10-5 over Carson. Arbuckle won the re-match 10-3 and then eliminated Jackson 10-4 in the semifinals. In a straight-up race to 10, Mitchell stopped Arbuckle's bid in the potential true double elimination final, by grabbing the opening set 10-8.
Though the Q City 9-Ball Tour will be idle next week, its tour directors, Herman and Angela Parker will be joining a host of area competitors in the 1st Annual Don Coates Memorial Tournament at Brass Tap & Billiards in Raleigh, NC. Organized by the owner of the Brass Tap, Tony Coates, in memory of his father, the event is expected to draw competitors from around the country, as it will include two tournaments, offering a combined $10,000 in added money. A $2,000-added One Pocket tournament is slated to begin on Wednesday, April 6, and an $8,000-added 9-Ball Tournament will get underway on Friday. The 9-Ball Tournament is expected to draw a strong field because it has been designated as a Mosconi Cup points qualifier. Q city 9-Ball TD, Herman Parker will compete in the 9-Ball event, while his wife, Angela, racks 'em up in the One Pocket event.