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This was about as perfect a start as a first-year coach would want for his team.The North Central boys/girls tennis teams gave their new head coach, Jon Parker, his first conference victory as the Knights rolled past visiting Eau Claire, 7-0, in Tuesday’s Region 3-AA opener.NC got off to a quick start as Christian Pratt who won his first singles match in a 6-0, 6-0 sweep. Justin Reynolds then scored a pair of 6-1, 6-1 wins at second singles which was followed by sweeps from teammates Coleman Roberts (6-0, 6-0), Justin Whitmore (6-2, 6-2) and Julia Daniels (6-0, 6-0) at third, fourth and fifth singles, respectively. The NC doubles team of Pratt and Reynolds prevailed in their first doubles match while the duo of Josh Outen and William McInvaille breezed to a pair of 6-0 romps at second doubles.“The team has set high goals this year of making the playoffs and winning Region 3,” Parker said.