Last week the North Branch boys basketball team defeated a section rival but lost to two conference opponents.
On Feb. 19 the Vikings traveled to face Irondale and fell 60-53. The team then hosted Princeton last Thursday and earned a 83-75 victory, before making the trip to Robbinsdale Cooper last Friday and falling 94-59.
The North Branch boys basketball team is 11th in the North Suburban Conference and has a 1-13 conference and 4-20 overall record. The Vikings will host Totino-Grace (7-17) at 7:15 p.m. Friday March 1 in its last regular season game. The team will then compete in the first round of Section 7AAA playoffs at the home of the high seed at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 5.