The North Branch boys and girls cross country teams both took first place in the North Branch Invitational held Thursday, Sept. 13. Rhianna Rinke took first out of 22 runners with a new personal time of 14:57. Casey Hovland placed second (16:21), Haley Huset third (16:32), Cassidy White fifth (17:30), Alyssa Ramberg ninth (18:09), Claire Schraufnagel 12th (18:11) and Laura Dolezalek 14th (18:21). Ean Charpentier was the first Viking boy to cross the finish line coming in third (18:34) out of 25 competitors. Jake Petrik came in fourth (19:03), Kyle Crowell fifth (19:08), Zach Peno sixth (19:11), Kyle Granger 13th (19:25), Josh Petrik 14th (19:35) and Alex Fitcha 19th (20:33). The Vikings will compete in an Invitational at Hudson Middle School at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18.