The North Branch boys golf team had four golfers qualifying for the second round in the Section 7AAA Championship preliminaries at Grand National Golf Course in Hinckley Monday, May 28. Jared Houle (senior) carded 79 (38/41), Nick Kress (eighth grade) 80 (39/41), Joe Fairbanks (senior) 81 (39/42) and Mitch Barg (senior) 81 (41/40) to advance. John Bubloltz (sophomore) scored 84 (43/41) and Regan Nelson (freshman) 86 (43/43) to end their seasons. The team finished in eighth place ahead of St. Michael-Albertville, Duluth East, Chisago Lakes, Cloquet/Esko and Princeton; and behind Forest Lake, Cambridge-Isanti, Andover, Elk River, Grand Rapids, St. Francis and Duluth Denfeld. Houle, Kress, Fairbanks and Barg will compete in the second round in the Section 7AAA Championships at Grand National Golf Course in Hinckley Thursday, May 31.