Gering takes two

The Gering High Bulldogs opened its tennis season by sweeping two matches at a Scottsbluff High School triangular.

The Bulldogs topped host Scottsbluff 5-4 and visiting Alliance 7-2. In the day's other match host Scottsbluff edged Alliance 5-4. In the match against Alliance the Bearcats got two tie-breaker wins to pull it out.

Gering was paced by Alex Lupher. He went 2-0 at No. 3 singles. Meanwhile Brian and Jason Doll went 2-0 in doubles play for the Bulldogs. Brian is a senior and brother Jason is a sophomore.

Scottsbluff Italian foreign exchange student Giovanni Aldrigo won his first singles match on American soil, topping Vince Moreno of Gering 8-4.

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