The Willmar Cardinal wrestlers (20-5) will measure themselves against Minnesota's No. 1 team in the Class AAA quarterfinals on March 1 at the Excel Energy Center.
Apple Valley (26-1), ranked No. 3 in one national poll, got the top seed followed by Hastings, Saint Michael-Abertville and Prior Lake.
A drawing determined the first-round matchups set for 9 a.m. in the one-day tournament.
Willmar also faced Apple Valley in the first round in 2005, losing 54-15.