March 24, 2011 at 9:15 a.m.
North Branch season ends in semi's
After beating the Wildcats, Vikings struggle against Grand Rapids
The Vikings had beaten the fourth-seeded Chisago Lakes Wildcats to advance to the semifinal game against the top-seeded Thunderhawks. Grand Rapids built a 10-point lead by halftime and held off the Vikings to earn the trip to the state tournament.
Playing in their final high school basketball game, five of the Vikings' eight seniors did all of the scoring. Forrest Huset led with 25 points. Christian Ehrnriter and David Leason had 11 points apiece. Rounding out the scoring for the Vikings were Scott Bossard with six points and Alec Schwab with three points. Viking head coach David Anderson did not respond to requests for comments.
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