NB grapplers end team season at section quarters

The #4 south seeded North Branch wrestling team ended its season as a team in the quarterfinals of the Section 7AA Team Championships Feb. 14.

The team defeated #5 south seed Hinckley-Finlayson/Pine City 39-28 in the first round and then fell to the #1 south seed Milaca/Faith Christian 51-12.

Individual wrestlers still have a chance to advance to the state competition by placing first or second in their weight class at the Section 7AA Individual Championships. Viking wrestler Patrick Mork is state ranked seventh in the 160 weight class by “The Guillotine.”

The North Branch wrestlers will compete in the Section 7AA Individual Championships at Mora High School beginning at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24 – Saturday. Feb. 25.

NB wrestling @ team sections

vs. Hinckley-Finlayson/Pine City

113 Aaron Senne by forfeit

120 Aaron Sistrunk by fall

132 Jake Pilz by fall

145 Dalton Horak by decision 8-6

160 Patrick Mork by technical fall

170 Levi Eastwood by decision 8-2

195 Zack Sundly by major decision 11-1

285 Seamus Hunter by fall

vs. Milaca

132 Jake Pilz by decision 7-5

160 Patrick Mork by decision 8-5

182 Zack Sundly by fall

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