Blaine defended its home court by shutting out its southern neighbors Spring Lake Park 7-0 to open the season April 3.
Blaine’s top singles player Tyler Pratt topped David Tran in two close sets 6-4, 7-5 as second singles player Wyatt Wherwood overcame a 4-6 loss in the opening set to down Long Nguyen 6-3, 6-0 to add the team point. Austin Ditzig and Sergio Montenegro added straight-set wins.
Two doubles matches needed second set tie-breakers as the Bengals No. 2 doubles team of Ryan Carney/Conner Ingalls won 6-3, 7-6 (10-8) and No. 3 doubles Dustin Fiecke/Derek Selinsky won 7-6 (7-1), 6-0.
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