Coed Wildcat Wrestling · Six Wrestlers Qualify for STATE Individual Tournament!


Congratulations to our SIX Wildcat Wrestlers that have earned an opportunity to represent our team in the State Wrestling Tournament as individual competitors, two of which advance as the Section 2AA Champs! The state individual competition is scheduled to begin Friday, March 1st at 9am and continue through Saturday, March 2nd at the St Paul Xcel Energy Center.

Representing the Waconia Wildcats are:

Cade Mueller (Senior) advancing as the Section 2AA Champion in the 160# weight class with a record of 47-1. Cade returns as the 2018 Defending State Champion in the #160 weight class!

Tim Stapleton (11th Grade) advancing as the Section 2AA Champion in the 152# weight class with a record of 40-1. Tim returns as the 2018 State Runner-up in the #145 weight class!

Tyson Peitz (Senior) advancing as the Section Runner Up in the 106# weight class with a record of 36-14.

Mitch Garnatz (Senior) advancing as the Section Runner Up in the 170# weight class with a record of 40-12.

Bennett Weber (11th Grade) advancing as the Section Runner Up in the 285# weight class with a record of 37-10

Bram Fitzsimonds (10th Grade) advancing as the Section Runner Up in the 195# weight class with a record of 32-16

** Reminder that Wrestling Team State Tournament tickets are now on sale in the WHS main office! Don’t forget to pick up your Mat Rat Tshirts ($16 each) and sign up for the Fan bus in the main office by Wednesday!!

Congratulations and Good Luck at State Wrestlers!!