North Branch wrestlers Reid Johnson and Patrick Mork both lost in the first round of the State Wrestling Championships Friday, March 2 and did not qualify for any wrestlebacks. Johnson (sophomore) was defeated by fall in 3 min. 35 sec. By Noah Schlee (senior) of GrandMeadow/LeroyOstrander/Kingsland in the 126 weight class, while Mork (senior) lost by decsion 6-4 to Holden Nelson (junior) of Thief River Falls/Goodridge in the 160 weight class. This ends the 2011-12 season for the Viking wrestlers.