Willmar team leaves for state wrestling tournament, first match vs. Apple Valley with 9.a.m. match Thursday
The Willmar Cardinals wrestling team, including its five senior starters - Alex Johannes, from left, Seth Pollock, Chad Milhausen, Shawn Johnson and Martin Cabrera - left today for the Class AAA State Wrestling Tournament at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Several dozen fans and a fire truck joined the wrestling team send-off at the high school, despite the winter's first snow day for the Willmar School District.
The Card wrestling team opens tournament action in a team match against six-time defending champion Apple Valley at 9 a.m. Thursday