Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic Results

The annual Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic took place on Saturday at Peters Township High School, pitting a Pennsylvania all-star team against a national all-star team.

Woodbury’s Alex Braun, wrestling at 145 pounds for Team USA, picked up the only pin of the dual, topping #1 Jack Consiglio in the first period.

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Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic Matchups

Lineup includes one Minnesota State Champion and two University of Minnesota recruits

One of high school wrestling’s showcase events will take place this Saturday at the AHN Arena at Peters Township High School in Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic features some of the country’s best high school seniors vs. some of Pennsylvania’s best high school seniors.

Minnesota connections include two-time state champion Alex Braun of Woodbury competing at 145 pounds, as well as Gopher recruits Charlie Millard at 160 pounds and Koy Hopke at heavyweight.

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Walter and Braun Recognized as MWCA Ms. and Mr. MN Wrestlers of the Year

The Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association annually presents the Mr. Minnesota High School Wrestler award to the senior who best exemplifies the highest ideals of high school wrestling in Minnesota. Starting in 2022, the MWCA partnered with MN Women’s Wrestling to also recognize the Ms. Minnesota High School Wrestler award. Judging is based on wrestling performance, citizenship, academics, leadership, and adherence to MSHSL rules.

This year, the committees are proud to recognize Sauk Centre-Melrose’s girls’ state champion, Lanna Walter, and Woodbury’s boys’ state champion, Alex Braun.

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