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The 11th Frame: Canada’s Mitch Hupe takes hard road to Masters gold at 2018 World Men's Championships, beating E.J. Tackett, Andrew Anderson, Dan MacLelland, Kyle Troup in last 4 matches

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:00 am

Mitch Hupe won the Masters gold at the 2018 World Men’s Championships. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
Like that long ago Smith Barney ad, Mitch Hupe won his Masters gold medal at the 2018 World Men’s Championships the old-fashioned way: he earned it. Hupe qualified 20th for the Masters with a 24-game total of 4,995 (208,12 average) comprising his 6-game qualifying blocks for singles, doubles, trios and team. The stylish and powerful right-hander then defied what any bookmaker would have set as incredibly long odds by beating, in order, Jojoe Yannaphon of Thailand, 2016 PBA Player of the...

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