The Elk River tennis team opened a 2014 campaign of high expectations with a 7-0 win over Grand Rapids on Saturday at Daytona Courts.
The Elks, state champions in 2012 and fourth place last year, bring back most of their lineup and anticipate being one of the top state contenders again.
The Elks will open conference at Andover on Tuesday.
Elk River 7, Grand Rapids 0
(1) Josh Gearou, ER, def Gus Fedji-Johnston 6-0, 6-1
(2) Sam Gearou, ER, def Ian Pallin 6-0, 6-1
(3) Nathan Chanthamontry, ER, def Cam Dulong 6-1, 6-1
(4) Jordan Haack, ER, def Coleton Anderson 6-1, 6-1
(1) Logan Burns-Tyler Creelman, ER, Isaac Hemmila-Lars Anderson 6-0, 6-0
(2) Joe Wetherille-Zeke Delain, ER, def Eric Soderberg-Austin Tatter 6-0, 6-0
(3) Tanner Hermanson-Nick Tran, ER, def Austin Temple-Dylan Christy 6-2, 6-1