Porter and Vogel take fifth place at state
Mandan’s duo of Erik Porter and Kyler Vogel made their way into the consolation championship match at the 2012 state tournament, and were able to win in two sets to claim fifth place.
Porter and Vogel defeated Grand Forks Central’s Brendan Sailer and Kyle Folson in two straight sets, defeating the duo 6-4 and 6-3 to win the consolation title.
Overall, Mandan placed fourth as a team after falling to Century 3 to 2 on Oct. 4 in the third place match. Mandan’s Nathan Berger and Jackson Wenstrom both earned wins for the team in singles action.
It was Grand Forks Red River who claimed the championship in singles and duos play, while also winning the team title for the second year in a row.
State tournament results
Century 3, Mandan 2
Singles: 1. Joe Janes, C, def. Kyler Vogel, 6-1, 7-6 (7-5). 2. Nathan Berger, Man, def. Casey Beck, 4-6, 6-4, 7-5. 3. Jackson Wenstrom, Man, def. Tanner Anderson, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1.
Doubles: 1. Sam Mastel-Brian Swanberg, C, def. Ben Wanner-Brandon Schaner, 6-4, 6-0. 2. Evan Warren-Grant Ehli, C, def. Erik Porter-Austin Tweet, 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-3).
Opening round – Austen Strom, North, def. Ben Wanner, Mandan, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3. Joey Anderson, GFRR, def. Brandon Schaner, Mandan, 6-0, 6-1.
Consolation Quarterfinals – Marcus Osman, Fargo Davies, def. Ben Wanner, Mandan, 6-1, 6-2.
Third place – Brady Ballweber, West Fargo, def. Andy Ficek, Fargo North, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5).
Championship – Joey Anderson, Grand Forks Red River, def. Greg Wischer, GFRR, 6-2, 6-2.
Opening round – Erik Porter-Kyler Vogel, Mandan, def. Keyan Farahmand-North Knewtson, West Fargo, 7-5, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3. David Youngs-Davis Lawley, Fargo South, def. Nathan Berger-Jackson Wenstrom, Mandan, 6-3, 6-4.
Quarterfinals – Dylan Alderman-Patrick Strom, Shanley def. Porter-Vogel, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.
Consolation Quarterfinals – Dane Poppe-Sean Thompson, Fargo Davies, def. Berger-Wenstrom.
Quarterfinals – Porter-Vogel def. Mitchell Kuhlman-Danny Pierce, GFRR, 7-5, 6-4.
Consolation Semifinals – Porter-Vogel def. Landon Klein-Dustin Foster, Minot, 6-4, 6-1.
Fifth place – Erik Porter-Kyler Vogel, Mandan, def. Brendan Sailer-Kyle Folson, GF Central, 6-4, 6-3.
Third place – Dylan Alderman-Patrick Strom, Shanley, def. David Youngs-Davis Lawley, Fargo South, 6-4, 6-2.
Championship – Andre Caoili-Jake Kuhlman, GFRR, def. Joe Janes-Sam Mastel, Century, 6-3, 6-4.