TRIA Prep Sports Salute, Feb. 28 – Waconia two-sport star McEnelly pursues wrestling destiny
This week’s TRIA Prep Sports Salute goes to Waconia wrestler Max McEnelly.
McEnelly is a senior and going for his fourth state championship this week at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. He would become the 31st wrestler in state history to accomplish that feat. He currently wrestles in the 195 pound weight class.
Click the video box on this page to watch KSTP Sports’ TRIA Prep Salute to Waconia senior Max McEnelly, as well as an extended interview with McEnelly about his two-sport success
McEnelly also competed on the world stage, finishing with a bronze medal at the U17 (Cadet) World Championships in Rome, Italy. He represented the United States.
McEnelly also shined on the football field at Waconia. He was one of ten Mr. Football Award finalists last fall.
McEnelly is committed to wrestling at the University of Minnesota this fall.
[EDIT: Follow the link above for KSTP Sports’ story on Stillwater’s Ryder Rogotzke, who is making a daring decision to move up in weight class to potentially face McEnelly at the State Meet]