The Vikings volleyball team earned a tie for second place in the North Suburban Conference after trouncing host Columbia Heights 3-0 (25-5, 25-10, 25-8) in the last regular season game Oct. 16.
North Branch ended the regular season with a 6-2 North Suburban Conference record and 13-7 overall record. The No. 4 section seeded Vikings earned a bye in the first round of section playoffs and will host the winner between No. 5 Andover Huskies (12-15) and No. 12 Princeton Tigers (9-13) who play in their section quarterfinal at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26.
The winner of that game will compete in the section semifinal at the home of the high seed at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30. The Section 7AAA Championship will take place at Duluth Denfeld at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. Log onto Scoreboard Plus at ecmpostreview.com for updates and links to section brackets.