Becker High wrestler in good spirits after collapsing during state tournament

Laughter, love, and smiles fill Brayden Weber’s hospital room, shining brighter than his sixth-place wrestling medal.

“He had God on his side that day,” said Sara Waytashek, Brayden’s mother. “And so many people praying for him.”

Brayden is now recovering at Regions Hospital following a frightening ordeal. Just after he was pinned during a match Saturday at the Minnesota State High School Wrestling Tournament, he suddenly collapsed.

“I kind of felt like something was off a little bit,” the 17-year-old recalled. “I don’t remember standing up or shaking hands, anything like that. I was walking over to my coaches, and I just hit the ground right in front of their feet.” View/continue reading at