GF Central wins NDHSAA Boys Tennis Team Dual State Title
October 11, 2018 11:15 pm
By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The Grand Forks Central boys tennis team completed a perfect season on Thursday, October 11.
The Knights defeated Bismarck Legacy 4-1 in the championship match of the 2018 NDHSAA boys tennis team dual state tournament at Choice Health & Fitness.
The team dual title is Central’s seventh in program history and first since 1997.
The Knights swept doubles play. The combos of Braden Panzer/Cole Spicer and Hunter Bjorge/James Votava picked up victories for Central.
Central also collected wins at No. 2 and No. 3 singles from Logan Sandberg and Kyle Stauss, respectively.
Michael Janes picked up the lone win for the Sabers at No. 1 singles.
In the individual portion of the state tournament, Janes won the 2018 NDHSAA singles state titles defeating Gary Wu of Grand Forks Central 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.
The 2018 NDHSAA individual doubles state title was won by the combo of Geoffrey Youngs and Max Olson of Fargo South who defeated Grand Forks Red River's Kaden Johnson and Jack Lindgren 7-6 (5), 6-2 in the title match.