Wildcats News · 8 Wrestlers Advance to STATE!


Congratulations to our record EIGHT Wildcat Wrestlers that have earned an opportunity to represent our team in the State Wrestling Tournament as individual competitors, FIVE of which advance as the Section 6AAA Champs! The state individual competition is scheduled to begin Friday, February 28 at 9am and continue through Saturday, February 29 at the St Paul Xcel Energy Center.

Representing the Waconia Wildcats are:

Bennett Weber (Senior) advancing as the Section 6AAA Champion in the Hwt. weight class with a record of 42-3.

Riese White (Senior) advancing as the Section 6AAA Champion in the 120# weight class with a record of 29-14.

Gage Mueller (10th Grade) advancing as the Section 6AAA Champion in the 152# weight class with a record of 18-13.

Max McEnelly (9th Grade) advancing as the Section 6AAA Champion in the 170# weight class with a record of 49-1.

Alex Torres (9th Grade) advancing as the Section 6AAA Champion in the 106# weight class with a record of 32-11.

Sam McEnelly (11th Grade) advancing as the Section Runner Up in the 220# weight class with a record of 21-10.

Josh Wagener (10th Grade) advancing as the Section Runner Up in the 132# weight class with a record of 37-17.

Alex Riley (9th Grade) advancing as the Section Runner Up in the 138# weight class with a record of 33-14.

** 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!!