State Wrestling Tournament
The state wrestling tournament got underway Thursday and junior Lance Benick from Totino-Grace will be going for his third straight title. And as the No. 1 ranked wrestler in his weight class in the nation, he knows he’s the guy to beat.
The state’s top high school wrestlers will invade St. Paul this week for the State Wrestling Tournament, one of the most chaotic in the winter state tournament season. Xcel Energy Center is the host, and once the team competition commences Thursday morning, it’s non-stop action over eight mats for three days.
More than a thousand matches took place at the State Wrestling Tournament last weekend at Xcel Energy Center, but most fans were left talking about one after it all wrapped up on Saturday.
Get ready for singlets, cauliflower ears an intense action to invade Xcel Energy Center this week as the best in Minnesota come together for the State Wrestling Tournament.
The Xcel Energy Center is about to be a very busy place for the next month, and it has very little to do with the Minnesota Wild. Downtown St. Paul will be the host for three state tournaments between February and March as it is every year.
The Xcel Energy Center is the epicenter of Minnesota high school wrestling this weekend with the state championships being held in St. Paul.