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Tennis: Raptors net sweep in season opener

Getting a chance to take the court for the first time this spring, the East Ridge boys' tennis team swept Duluth East on Saturday, 7-0, winning all the matches in straight sets.

The most dominant win came at No. 1 doubles where the Raptors' top duo of Caleb Fridinger and Sujay Garlapati won 6-0, 6-0. Fillippo Ugollotti and Eli Van der sman (6-3, 6-1) notched a win at No. 2 doubles, followed by Adam Ryerse and Kevin Chen at No. 3 (6-1, 6-3).

In singles, East Ridge's Elias Ramirez gave up just one game en route to a 6-1, 6-0 victory at No. 1. Following Ramirez in the win column was Luke Fridinger (6-2, 6-0), Subbaro Garlapati (6-1, 6-2) and Filip Belik (7-6, 6-2).

The Raptors' next meet is slated for Thursday at Wayzata.

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