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By Dwight Cadwell
Pine Knot News Sports 

CEC tennis team busy making up for lost time


April 26, 2019

Jana Peterson / Pine Knot News

Cloquet senior Cade Bender returns a serve against Superior Tuesday, in a match that was delayed and then moved from Cloquet High School to Pinehurst Park, which had one fewer rainshower Thursday.

The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton boys tennis team dropped an early season match with Duluth East Tuesday afternoon 7-0 at Cloquet High School.

The Greyhounds, a dominant local power on the tennis circuit, proved their worth as they swept the Lumberjacks, handing them their second loss of the season. The Lumberjacks fell to Cambridge-Isanti in their first meet of the season before defeating Superior 6-1 at home.

"It's been a tough early season," said head coach Derek Johnson, explaining that it's tough to play tennis in a gym. "When the weather is bad, we don't really practice in the gym because it'...

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