Katy Trunk (freshman) and Bayley Ertl (junior) of the North Branch gymnastics team are advancing to the State Championships after qualifying at the Section 4A Championships held at Chisago Lakes High School Tuesday, Feb. 14. (More information on their events and scores will be added as it is made available.) The team placed third with a score of 132.425 behind Chisago Lakes Area with 133.475 and Rush City/Pine City/ Hinckley-Finlayson with a score of 137.15. Only the first place team and top four in each event and the all-around qualify to advance to the State Championships. Trunk and Ertl will be competing in the Class A Individual and All-Around at the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion in Minneapolis beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25.