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Elena Wolk (pictured) teamed with Oksana Carlier to earn one of the East Ridge High School's five event wins as the Raptors earned their insitution's inaugural varsity win with a 5-2 defeat of visiting New Life Academy on Monday afternoon. Staff Photo by Tom Carothers.

Raptors claim first varsity victory


It wasn't exactly "The Battle of Bailey Road," but on a sunny, windswept Monday, East Ridge High School earned its first-ever varsity win as the Raptors girls tennis team defended its sparkling hew home court and defeated neighboring New Life Academy, 5-2.

"Our team was very excited to not only be the first East Ridge team to play, but also be the first to win," ERHS coach Jon Rydberg said.

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