The North Branch wrestling team had a very good season in 2013, capped off by a few exceptional section tournaments for some of the guys. Seniors Zack Sundly, Sam Peltier and Eric Bergstrom all earned All-North Suburban Conference and state tournament berths. Senior Jake Pilz was All-NSC, and juniors Aaron Senne and Reid Johnson were both also named to the All-Conference team. Johnson also participated in the state tournament for the Vikings.
The Viking Award went to Pilz, who finished the year 29-10 for North Branch. The Honey Badger Award went to the tenacious Bergstrom. The 215-pounder finished the year 29-9 with 21 falls. He earned a trip to the state tournament, where he went 0-2 after drawing defending state champion Joe Schiller in the first round.
Records for NB Wrestlers: Bergstrom - 29-9 Alex Bigley - 10-10 Levi Eastwood - 20-19 Alex Fitcha - 12-12 Seamus Hunter - 29-11 Reid Johnson - 33-8 Tristan Labelle 14-14 Sam Peltier - 23-6 Jake Pilz - 29-10 Cameron Sampson - 16-17 Aaron Senne - 29-9 Kody Strohmayer - 15-23 Zack Sundly - 30-7 Arik Steele - 15-23 Thomas Steele - 15-23