2023 Boys Tennis Postseason Information

ND State Tournament Recap (Grand Forks)

Grand Forks Central captured the ND state dual tournament title on Oct. 12, topping rival G.F. Red River. It was the Knights' third title in the last four seasons. Minot High was the top WDA finisher, taking fourth. The Magi lost to WF Sheyenne in the third place match. Century was fifth. It was the Patriots' top finish since 2014. Mandan and Bismarck Legacy also competed, but did not place.

In the ND state individual tournament, Cole Wilber of G.F. Central defeated teammate Evan Panzer in the final. Espen Schneider of Red River topped Jake McCormick of Fargo Davies in the third place match. Century's Jared Pitcher was fifth. He defeated Garret Tostenson of Fargo North. The top five place winners earned all-state honors. In doubles play Minot High's Aidan Diehl and Grayson Schaeffer were runner-up to Mason Christensen and Momin Duranni of WF Sheyenne. Legacy's Drew Beasley and Caleb Johnson were third. They defeated Kellan Johnson-Julian Mallory of Red River. The Red River pair of Asher Green-Kyedehl Hulberg were fifth. The top five doubles teams also earned all-state honors.

ND State Senior Athlete of the Year: Evan Panzer, G.F. Central

All-State: G.F. Central: Cole Wilber, Evan Panzer; G.F. Red River: Espen Schneider, Kellen Johnson, Julian Mallory, Asher GREEN, Kyedehl Hultberg; Bismarck Century: Jared Pitcher; Minot High: Aidan Diehl, Grayson Schaeffer; Fargo Davies: Jake McCormick; WF Sheyenne: Mason Christensen, Momin Durrani; Bismarck Legacy: Luke Beasley, Caleb Johnson

 

West Region Tournament Recap (Mandan)

 Minot High captured its third-straight West Region Tournament title on Thursday, Oct. 5 in Mandan. The Magicians, the No. 2 seed, bested No. 4 Mandan in the title match, 3-2. Joining those teams at next week's ND state dual tournament is No. 1 Bismarck Legacy and No. 3 Bismarck Century. Both won state-qualifying duals. 

In the West Region individual tournament, Oct. 6-7, the top eight singles and doubles teams qualified for the ND state tournament. The top five placewinners earned all-WDA honors. Century senior Jared Pitcher won the singles title. He becomes the first Patriot player to do that since his older brother, Mason, in 2019. while the Minot High junior doubles pair of Grayson Schaeffer and Aidan Diehl were the champions. The last Minot pair to win regionals was Aidan and Zach Diehl in 2021. Six WDA teams had at least one state qualifier.

Singles State Qualifiers: 1. Jared Pitcher, Center; 2. Karter Hatzenbuhler, Mandan; 3. Tyler Wahl, Bismarck High; 4. Gabe Hanson, Bismarck High; 5. Jared Christen, Mandan; 6. Ryan Bitz, Mandan; 7. Nolan Callahan, Minot High; 8. Oliver Thompson, Minot High

Doubles State Qualifiers: 1. Grayson Schaeffer-Aidan Diehl, Minot High; 2. Drew Beasley-Caleb Johnson, Legacy; 3. Kai Backen-Grady Anderson, Jamestown; 4. Brayden Ruff-Cooper Miller, Legacy; 5. Charlie Holzer-Mitch Dientsmann, Century; 6. Jaden Kleinjan-Ryan Mullally, Century; 7. Thomas Griffith-Conor Odahlen, Minot High; Lucas DeRosier-Logan Miller, Mandan

West Region Senior Athlete Nominees: Gabe Hanson, Bismarck High; Jared Picher, Bismarck Century; Tyler Wahl, Bismarck High

West Region Coach of the Year: Paul Christen, Mandan

West Region Individual Tournament
Friday, Oct. 6
First Round
Ben Satrom, CEN, def. Quinton Wolf, BHS, 6-2, 7-6 (2)
Parker Vigestad, MNO, def. Camron Andersen, JAM, 7-6 (2), 1-6, 7-5
Carter Hansen, WIL, def. Jaxton Dawson, JAM, 6-4, 6-2
Declan Hosek, LEG, def. Kane Shannon, WIL, 6-0, 6-3
Connor Svihovec, LEG, def. Kallon DeLorme, WIL, 6-2, 6-1
Nolan Moore, MIN, def. Carter Johnson, LEG, 6-1, 6-3
Oliver Thompson, MIN, def. Andrew Davis, CEN, 6-2, 6-1
Second Round
Jared Pitcher, CEN, def. Rylan Thompson, MNO, 6-0, 6-0
Ben Satrom, CEN, def. Luke LeFevre, JAM, 6-2, 6-3
Jared Christen, MAN, def. Parker Vigestad, MNO, 6-3, 7-5
Gabe Hanson, BHS, def. Carter Hansen, WIL, 6-1, 6-0
Tyler Wahl, BHS, def. Declan Hosek, LEG, 6-0, 6-1
Nolan Callahan, MIN, def. Connor Svihovec, LEG, 6-4, 6-4
Ryan Bitz, MAN, def. Nolan Moore, MIN, 6-2, 6-2
Karter Hatzenbuhler, MAN, def. Oliver Thompson, MIN, 6-1, 6-0
Consolation Second Round
Camron Andersen, JAM, def. Nolan Moore, MIN, 6-3, 6-2
Oliver Thompson, MIN, def. Jaxton Dawson, JAM, 6-1, 6-3
Luke LeFevre, JAM, def. Kallon DeLorme, WIL, 7-5, 6-1
Carter Johnson, LEG, def. Parker Vigestad, MNO, 6-2, 6-4
Andrew Davis, CEN, def. Carter Hansen, WIL, 6-4, 5-7, 6-2
Quarterfinals
Jared Pitcher, CEN, def. Ben Satrom, CEN, 6-4, 6-1
Gabe Hanson, BHS, def. Jared Christen, MAN, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2
Tyler Wahl, BHS, def. Nolan Callahan, MIN, 6-2, 6-3
Karter Hatzenbuhler, MAN, def. Ryan Bitz, MAN, 6-4, 6-2
Consolation Third Round
Connor Svihovec, LEG, def. Declan Hosek, LEG, 3-6, 4-2 (Inj.)
Oliver Thompson, MIN, def. Camron Andersen, JAM, 6-1, 7-6 (1)
Luke LeFevre, JAM, def. Rylan Thompson, MNO, 6-1, 3-6, 7-5
Carter Johnson, LEG, def. Andrew Davis, CEN, 6-0, 3-0 (Inj.)
Oct. 7
State Qualifiers
Jared Pitcher, MAN, def. Connor Svihovec, LEG, 7-5, 6-2
Oliver Thompson, MIN, def. Ben Satrom, CEN, 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (7)
Ryan Bitz, MAN, def. Luke LeFevre, JAM, 6-1, 7-5
Nolan Callahan, MIN, def. Carter Johnson, LEG, 6-0, 6-1
Semifinals
Jared Pitcher, CEN, def. Gabe Hanson, BHS, 6-2, 6-3
Karter Hatzenbuhler, MAN, def.. Tyler Wahl, BHS, 6-4, 6-2
Consolation Semifinals
Jared Christen, MAN, def. Oliver Thompson, MIN, 6-0, 6-2
Ryan Bitz, MAN, def. Nolan Callahan, MIN, 1-6, 7-6, 6-4
Seventh Place
Nolan Callahan, MIN, def. Oliver Thompson, MIN, injury default
Fifth Place
Jared Christen, MAN, def.. Ryan Bitz, MAN, 6-3, 6-1
Third Place
Tyler Wahl, BHS, def. Gabe Hanson, BHS, 6-2, 6-3
Championship
Jared Pitcher, CEN, def. Karter Hatzenbuhler, MAN, 6-4, 6-2
Doubles Division
Oct. 6
Second Round
Carter Borreson-Brayden Borreson, WIL, def. Reed Romsaas-Lucas Regstad, BHS,
7-5, 6-4
Charlie Holzer-Mitch Dienstmann, CEN, def. Thomas Griffith-Conor Odahlen, MIN,
6-4, 7-6 (3)
Kai Backen-Grady Anderson, JAM, def. Peyton Opp-Colton Griffith, MNO, 6-1, 6-2
Brayden Ruff-Cooper Miller, LEG, def. Lucas DeRosier-Logan Miller, MAN, 6-2, 6-1
Ryan Mullally-Jaden Kleinjan, CEN, def. Aidan Ellertson-Roger Karalus, BHS, 6-2,
6-2
Braxton Burkett-Adam Sortland, JAM, def. Matt Christen-Deklan Wollschlager, MAN,
3-6, 6-2, 6-1
Grayson Schaffer-Aidan Diehl, MIN, def. Evan Fisher-Gavin Douglas, WIL, 6-1, 6-0
Quarterfinals
Drew Beasley-Caleb Johnson, LEG, def. Carter Borreson-Brayden Borreson, WIL,
6-1, 6-2
Kai Backen-Grady Anderson, JAM, def. Charlie Holzer-Mitch Dienstmann, CEN, 6-2,
3-6, 6-2
Braden Ruff-Cooper Miller, LEG, def. Ryan Mullally-Jaden Kleinjan, CEN, 4-6, 6-3,
6-1
Consolation Second Round
Matt Christen-Deklan Wollschlager, MAN, def. Evan Fisher-Gavin Douglas, WIL, 6-3,
7-5
Lucas DeRosier-Logan Miller, MAN, def. Aidan Ellertson-Roger Karalus, BHS, 6-4,
7-5
Thomas Griffith-Conor Odahlen, MIN, def. Peyton Oppe-Colton Griffith, MNO, 6-0,
6-0
State Qualifier
Ryan Mullally-Jaden Kleinjan, CEN, def. Reed Romsaas-Lucas Regstad, BHS, 6-3,
6-4
Thomas Griffith-Conor Odahlen, MIN, def. Braxton Burkett-Adam Sortland, JAM,
6-2, 4-6, 7-5
Lucas DeRosier-Logan Miller, MAN, def. Carter Borreson-Brayden Borreson, WIL,
6-4, 6-4
Charlie Holzer-Mitch Dienstmann, CEN, def. Matt Christen-Deklan Wollschlager,
man, 7-6 (5), 5-7, 6-4
Oct. 7
Consolation Semifinals
Charlie Holzer-Mitch Dienstmann, CEN, def. Lucas DeRosier-Logan Miller, MAN,
6-1, 2-6, 6-4
Ryan Mullally-Jaden Kleinjan, CEN, def. Thomas Griffith-Conor Odahlen, MIN, 6-3,
6-2
Semifinals
Drew Beasley-Caleb Johnson, LEG, def. Kai Backen-Grady Anderson, JAM, 6-2, 6-3
Grayson Schaeffer-Aidan Diehl, MIN, def. Brayden Ruff-Cooper Miller, LEG, 6-1, 6-3
Seventh Place
Thomas Griffith-Conor Odahlen, MIN def. Lucas DeRosier-Logan Miller, MAN, 6-2,
6-2
Fifth Place
Charlie Holzer-Mitch Dienstmann, CEN, def. Ryan Mullally-Jaden Kleinjan, CEN, 7-6
(5), 6-7 (4), 6-3
Third Place
Kai Backen-Grady Anderson, JAM, def. Brayden Ruff-Cooper Miller, LEG, 6-3, 2-6,
7-5
Championship
Grayson Schaeffer-Aidan Diehl, MIN, def. Drew Beasley-Caleb Johnnson, LEG, 3-6,
6-2, 6-1
 

Abbreviations: 

BHS: Bismarck High
CEN: Century
JAM: Jamestown
LEG: Legacy
MAN: Mandan
MIN: Minot High
MNO: Minot North
WIL: Williston

Postseason Games
Date Game Teams/Score Details
10/05/23 10:00 am WDA Tournament Quarters Mandan 5, Bismarck 0 Box Score
10/05/23 10:00 am WDA Tournament Quarters Minot 5, Jamestown 0 Box Score
10/05/23 10:00 am WDA Tournament Quarters Bismarck Century 5, Williston 0 Box Score
10/05/23 1:00 pm WDA Tournament Semis Mandan 3, Bismarck Legacy 2 Box Score
10/05/23 1:00 pm WDA Tournament Semis Minot 3, Bismarck Century 2 Box Score
10/05/23 1:00 pm WDA Tournament Loser Out Jamestown 4, Williston 1 Box Score
10/05/23 5:00 pm WDA Tournament State Qualifier Bismarck Legacy 5, Jamestown 0 Box Score
10/05/23 5:00 pm WDA Tournament Championship Minot 3, Mandan 2 Box Score
10/05/23 5:00 pm WDA Tournament State Qualifier Bismarck Century 3, Bismarck 2 Box Score
10/12/23 10:00 am State Tournament Quarters Grand Forks Red River 5, Bismarck Century 0 Box Score
10/12/23 10:00 am State Tournament Quarters Grand Forks Central 5, Bismarck Legacy 0 Box Score
10/12/23 10:00 am State Tournament Quarters Minot 3, Fargo Davies 2 Box Score
10/12/23 10:00 am State Tournament Quarters West Fargo Sheyenne 4, Mandan 1 Box Score
10/12/23 1:00 pm State Tournament Consolation Semis Bismarck Century 3, Mandan 2 Box Score
10/12/23 1:00 pm State Tournament Consolation Semis Fargo Davies 3, Bismarck Legacy 2 Box Score
10/12/23 1:00 pm State Tournament Semis Grand Forks Central 4, Minot 1 Box Score
10/12/23 4:45 pm State Tournament 3rd Place West Fargo Sheyenne 4, Minot 1 Box Score
10/12/23 4:45 pm State Tournament 5th Place Bismarck Century 3, Fargo Davies 2 Box Score

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