St. Paul, MN (Learfield) -- All three high school teams that won Minnesota State Team Titles last season are back this week to defend their titles.

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In class 3A, Apple Valley is working on its 11th consecutive state championship. Simley is seeking its third straight class 2A title, while Minneota is hoping for two class 1A title trophies in a row.

Team competition is set for today at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul with the championship bouts tonight. Friday and Saturday will exclusively be individual competition.

Here is Thursday's schedule of the 2016 Minnesota State High School Team Wrestling Tournament in St. Paul:

Class 3A:

Quarterfinal #1: St. Michael-Albertville vs. Minnetonka, 9 AM

Quarterfinal #2: Anoka vs. Centennial, 9 AM

Quarterfinal #3: Apple Valley vs. Hastings, 9 AM

Quarterfinal #4: Farmington vs. Willmar, 9 AM

Semifinal #1: Quarterfinal #1 winner vs. Quarterfinal #2 winner, 1 PM

Semifinal #2: Quarterfinal #1 winner vs. Quarterfinal #2 winner, 1 PM

Championship: Semifinal #1 winner vs. Semifinal #2 winner, 7 PM

Class 2A:

Quarterfinal #1: Simley vs. Totino-Grace, 11 AM

Quarterfinal #2: Foley vs. Perham, 11 AM

Quarterfinal #3: Kasson-Mantorville vs. Mora, 11 AM

Quarterfinal #4: Scott West vs. Wabasso/Red Rock Central, 11 AM

Semifinal #1: Quarterfinal #1 winner vs. Quarterfinal #2 winner, 1 PM

Semifinal #2: Quarterfinal #1 winner vs. Quarterfinal #2 winner, 1 PM

Championship: Semifinal #1 winner vs. Semifinal #2 winner, 7 PM

Class 1A:

Quarterfinal #1: Minneota vs. West Central Area/Ashby/Evansville, 9 AM

Quarterfinal #2: Frazee vs. Sibley East, 9 AM

Quarterfinal #3: Kenyon-Wanamingo vs. Caledonia, 9 AM

Quarterfinal #4: Pierz vs. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, 9 AM

Semifinal #1: Quarterfinal #1 winner vs. Quarterfinal #2 winner, 1 PM

Semifinal #2: Quarterfinal #1 winner vs. Quarterfinal #2 winner, 1 PM

Championship: Semifinal #1 winner vs. Semifinal #2 winner, 7 PM