Rams drop opener

CALEDONIA — River Valley blanked Upper Sandusky 5-0 in the Rams’ season opener Friday.

Bailey Shuff got things rolling for the Vikings in the No. 1 singles match, topping the Rams’ Jodi Smalley 6-2, 6-4.

In the second singles match, Sophie Thompson upended Upper Sandusky’s Abby Davidson 6-1, 6-1, while at third singles, River Valley’s Grace Payne got past Calle Manzi 6-4, 6-2.

In doubles play, Kajal Dasai and Ashiah Harris got another win for River Valley, topping the Upper Sandusky team of Emma Schoenberger and Mara Smalley 6-1, 6-0. At second doubles, Vikings Alyssa Deeter and Katie Richards got past Rams Emma Swihart and Hannah Frey 6-1, 6-0.