The North Branch track and field teams began the 2012 season when it traveled to Chisago Lakes Area High School for a triangular meet Tuesday, April 3, where both the boys and girls team took second place. The Viking boys team accumulated 68 team points to place ahead of Fridley with 45 points, and behind Chisago Lakes Area with 72 total team points. The girls team racked up 78 points to place ahead of Fridley with 22 points and behind Chisago Lakes Area with 80 total team points. Boys taking firsts in their events were; Austen Welk (110m hurdles, 300m hurdles),Tyler Knobbe (400m, long jump), Ean Charpentier (3200m) and Seth Eastwood (discus throw, shot put). Girls winning their events were; Sherahlynn Linkert (110m hurdles, 300m hurdles), Madison Kunshier (400m), Megan Zimmerman (3200m), Kassie Salo (pole vault), Crystal Emery-Snaza (discus throw), and Jessica Clover (shot put). The North Branch boys and girls track teams will compete in a triangular (St. Francis, Benilde-St. Margaret’s) at St. Francis at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 12.