NWWC: Kitsap Peninsula's Premier Youth Wrestling Club
NWWC is a distinguished member of USA Wrestling and the premier feeder club for 10 area high schools including Bremerton, Central Kitsap, Gig Harbor, Kingston, Klahowya, North Kitsap, North Mason, Olympic, Peninsula and South Kitsap. Over the last five years, NWWC wrestlers ages 4 -18 yrs old have amassed 467 State Championship Medals, 103 Individual State Titles, 40 USAW All-American Honors, 26 Regional Championships, 10 State Age-Division Titles, 2 State Team Titles, 3 Greco National Championships, 3 Freestyle National Championships, a Folkstyle National Title and over $200,000 in College Wrestling Scholarships. In 2016, NWWC was ranked among USA Wrestling's Top 50 Clubs nationwide for the fifth consecutive year. Follow this year's accomplishments (major tournaments) as they get posted below.

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02/19/2017
2017 Chuck Bullard Mem'l WSWA Folkstyle State Championships
Forty-nine athletes representing the mighty NWWC traveled to the Tacoma Dome on Sunday, February 19th to compete among Washington's top folkstyle wrestlers at the 2017 Chuck Bullard Mem'l WSWA Folkstyle State Championships. Thirty NWWC wrestlers placed in the top-8 and medaled while four individuals returned home as State Champions; congratulations Samuel Moran of Gig Harbor, age 5, Dylan Sternod of Port Orchard, age 7, Xavier Eaglin of Port Orchard, age 14 and Josh Bayne of Hansville, 17.

The annual tournament drew nearly 1600 wrestlers from ninety-one wrestling clubs throughout the state. NWWC finished 5th. Congratulations to all forty-nine NWWC wrestlers:

 

Devin Vally, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 44 lbsPlaced 2nd
Brody Woods, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 46 lbsPlaced 7th
Uriah Allen, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 51 lbs, Placed 6th
Marshall Shoemaker, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 51 lbs, Placed 4th
Zander Allen, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 53 lbs, Placed 6th
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, PeeWee, 53 lbs2017 Washington Folkstyle State Champion
Hayden Fernandez, Gig Harbor, Bantam, 40 lbs, Placed 4th
Dylan Sternod, Port Orchard, Bantam, 45 lbs2017 Washington Folkstyle State Champion
Jeffrey Ragan, Port Orchard, Bantam, 45 lbs
Braeden Elliott, Port Orchard, Bantam, 45 lbs
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs
Jensen Emmons, Port Orchard, Bantam 50 lbs
Brayden Zappey, Bremerton, Bantam, 55 lbs
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Placed 3rd
Kyle Purves, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs
William Moran, Gig Harbor, Bantam, 60 lbsPlaced 4th
Noah Leota, Port Orchard, Bantam, 60 lbs
Dylan Stafford, Port Orchard, Bantam, 65 lbs
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 75 lbsPlaced 2nd
Hayden Sternod, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 55 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 55 lbsPlaced 5th
Wyatt Trogden, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Brennen Williams, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 7th
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbsPlaced 4th
Grady White, Montesano, Intermediate, 80 lbs
Noah Carter, Bremerton, Intermediate, 95 lbs, Placed 4th
Chase Eaglin, Port Orchard, Novice, 80 lbs
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 80 lbsPlaced 3rd
Wyatt Chabot, Bainbridge Island, Novice, 85 lbs
Stone Hartford, Olalla, Novice, 85 lbs, Placed 8th
Paris Kelleher, Silverdale, Novice, 105 lbs
Quinn Lawrence, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 70 lbs, Placed 5th
Cole Tate, Belfair, Schoolboy, 70 lbsPlaced 3rd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 105 lbsPlaced 2nd
Danny Wakonabo, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 120 lbs
Robbie Allred, Shelton, Schoolboy, 120 lbs
Logan Stafford, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 152 lbs, Placed 3rd
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 120 lbsPlaced 4th
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Cadet, 88 lbsPlaced 4th
Xavier Eaglin, Port Orchard, Cadet, 100 lbs2017 Washington Folkstyle State Champion
Garrett Armbruster, Bremerton, Cadet, 113 lbs
Payton Kelleher, Silverdale, Cadet, 152 lbsPlaced 8th
Shaylyn Downs, Bremerton, Cadet Women, 117 lbsPlaced 6th
Estan Wakonabo, Bremerton, Junior, 132 lbsPlaced 6th
Josh Bayne, Hansville, Junior, 138 lbs2017 Washington Folkstyle State Champion
Brandon Forster Jr, Port Orchard, Senior, 189.6 lbs
Dawson Johnson, Kingston, Senior, 275.6Placed 4th

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02/12/2017
Battle In The Woods
Thirty-five NWWC wrestlers traveled to Eatonville High School on Sunday, February 12th to compete with over 350 other athletes from 40 different clubs at the 7th annual Battle In The Woods wrestling tournament. After the smoke cleared, NWWC emerged with twenty-four medals and eight individual championships. Congratulations to all thirty-five NWWC wrestlers.

Devin Vally, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 44 lbsBattle In The Woods Champion
Uriah Allen, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 51 lbs, Placed 2nd
Zander Allen, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 52 lbs, Placed 2nd
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, PeeWee, 52 lbsBattle In The Woods Champion
Hayden Fernandez, Gig Harbor, Bantam, 40 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jeffrey Ragan, Port Orchard, Bantam, 45 lbs
Dylan Sternod, Port Orchard, Bantam, 45 lbsBattle In The Woods Champion
Jensen Emmons, Port Orchard, Bantam 50 lbs
Kayla Vally, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs
Masen Ellison, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs
Braeden Elliott, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs
Brayden Zappey, Bremerton, Bantam, 55 lbs
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Placed 2nd
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 55 lbs
William Moran, Gig Harbor, Bantam, 60 lbsPlaced 2nd
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 60 lbs
Noah Leota, Port Orchard, Bantam, 60 lbs
William Moran, Gig Harbor, Bantam, 65 lbsPlaced 3rd
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 75 lbsBattle In The Woods Champion
Hayden Sternod, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 55 lbs, Placed 2nd
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 60 lbs
DJ Shannon, Gig Harbor, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Brennen Williams, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 65 lbsPlaced 2nd
Wyatt Trogden, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Brennen Williams, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 70 lbsPlaced 4th
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbsPlaced 2nd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 75 lbsPlaced 2nd
Grady White, Montesano, Intermediate, 80 lbsPlaced 4th
Noah Carter, Bremerton, Intermediate, 95 lbs, Placed 2nd
Chase Eaglin, Port Orchard, Novice, 75 lbsBattle In The Woods Champion
Quadyn Morefield, Olalla, Novice, 75 lbs, Placed 3rd
Stone Hartford, Olalla, Novice, 80 lbs, Placed 3rd
Stone Hartford, Olalla, Novice, 85 lbs, Placed 3rd
Wyatt Chabot, Bainbridge Island, Novice, 85 lbs
River Crandall, Chimacum, Novice, 95 lbs
Paris Kelleher, Silverdale, Novice, 105 lbs
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 76 lbsBattle In The Woods Champion
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 120 lbsPlaced 3rd
Shaylyn Downs, Bremerton, Cadet Women, 115 lbsBattle In The Woods Champion
Shaylyn Downs, Bremerton, Junior Women, 117 lbsBattle In The Woods Champion

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02/05/2017
Skagit Valley Showdown
The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons were warming up for Super Bowl 51 while seventeen NWWC wrestlers threw down at the Skagit Valley Showdown in Burlington, WA on Sunday, February 5, 2017. Ultimately, the Patriots won their 5th Super Bowl title and NWWC won its 4th Team Title of the folkstyle season with seventeen medalists and eleven individual champions. Congratulations to all seventeen NWWC wrestlers.

Brody Woods, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 48 lbs, Placed 3rd
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, PeeWee, 52 lbsSkagit Showdown Champion
Dylan Sternod, Port Orchard, Bantam, 45 lbsSkagit Showdown Champion
Masen Ellison, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 55 lbs, Placed 2nd
William Moran, Gig Harbor, Bantam, 60 lbs, Placed 3rd
Noah Leota, Port Orchard, Bantam, 60 lbs
William Moran, Gig Harbor, Bantam, 65 lbs, Placed 3rd
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 73 lbsSkagit Showdown Champion
Hayden Sternod, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 55 lbs, Placed 2nd
Caden Hebeler, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 70 lbsSkagit Showdown Champion
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 75 lbsSkagit Showdown Champion
Easton Hebeler, Port Orchard, Novice, 80 lbs
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 85 lbsSkagit Showdown Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 90 lbsSkagit Showdown Champion
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbsSkagit Showdown Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 112 lbsSkagit Showdown Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 120 lbsSkagit Showdown Champion
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 120 lbsSkagit Showdown Champion

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02/03-04/2017
2017 LoneStar Nationals
NWWC's Quinn Lawrence of Poulsbo, age 12, traveled with Coach Bill to Fort Worth, TX over the weekend of February 3rd to compete at the 2017 LoneStar Nationals (Cottonbowl Nationals). Mr. Lawrence wrestled in two age divisions, recorded a combined 8-3 record and finished the national-level tournament with two medals (5th and 2nd place). Congratulation to Quinn Lawrence.

Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, D3 Open/Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 5th
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, D4 Open/Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd

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01/28/2017
Chain Wrestling Folkstyle Challenge
Twenty-nine NWWC wrestlers traveled to Mercer Island on Saturday, January 28th to compete at the Chain Wrestling Folkstyle Challenge. Nineteen NWWC wrestlers finished in the top-3 and medaled; nine NWWC wrestlers finished first-place. Congratulations to all twenty-nine wrestlers.

Brody Woods, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 45 lbs, Placed 4th
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, PeeWee, 52 lbsChain Challenge Champion
Dylan Sternod, Port Orchard, Bantam, 45 lbsChain Challenge Champion
Masen Ellison, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 4th
Braeden Elliott, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs
Brayden Zappey, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbsChain Challenge Champion
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 55 lbs, Placed 2nd
William Moran, Gig Harbor, Bantam, 60 lbs, Placed 3rd
Noah Leota, Port Orchard, Bantam, 60 lbs, Placed 4th
William Moran, Gig Harbor, Bantam, 65 lbsChain Challenge Champion
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 75 lbsChain Challenge Champion
Hayden Sternod, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 55 lbs, Placed 2nd
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 60 lbs, Placed 4th
Wyatt Trogden, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Caden Hebeler, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Brennen Williams, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Sam Bowdoin, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbsChain Challenge Champion
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 75 lbs, Placed 2nd
Stone Hartford, Olalla, Novice, 80 lbs, Placed 3rd
Chase Eaglin, Port Orchard, Novice, 80 lbs
Easton Hebeler, Port Orchard, Novice, 80 lbs
Quadyn Morefield, Olalla, Novice, 80 lbs, Placed 4th
Wyatt Chabot, Bainbridge Island, Novice, 85 lbs, Placed 3rd
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 85 lbsChain Challenge Champion
Stone Hartford, Olalla, Novice, 85 lbs
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbs, Placed 2nd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 84 lbs, Placed 2nd
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 112 lbsChain Challenge Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 120 lbs, Placed 3rd
Robbie Allred, Shelton, Schoolboy, 120 lbs, Placed 4th
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 120 lbsChain Challenge Champion

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01/27/2017
RANKED AGAIN!

USA Wrestling has ranked NWWC among the Top 50 Clubs nationwide for the fifth consecutive year - Thank you for the cool banner!

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01/20-21/2017

Weekend Wrestling Results: January 20-21, 2017
Nine NWWC wrestlers traveled nearly 5,000 combined miles to compete in three different tournaments over the weekend of January 20th. Altogether, the nine NWWC wrestlers returned home with eight medals and four individual championships. Congratulations to the following NWWC wrestlers.

2017 Flo Tulsa Nationals (Expo Square Pavilion, Tulsa, OK) 01/20-21/2017
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, 12U, 80 lbs
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, 12U, 110 lbsPlaced 4th

Winter Warrior Wrestling Classic (Spokane Convention Center, Spokane, WA) 01/21/2017
Devin Vally, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 45 lbsPlaced 3rd

Battle for the Mats (Ferndale High School, Ferndale, WA) 01/21/2017
Cade Liberty, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 55 lbs
DJ Shannon, Gig Harbor, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbsBattle for the Mats Champion
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 75 lbsBattle for the Mats Champion
Stone Hartford, Olalla, Novice, 80 lbsBattle for the Mats Champion
Stone Hartford, Olalla, Novice, 85 lbs, Placed 3rd
Ella Liberty, Poulsbo, Novice, 85 lbs
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbsBattle for the Mats Champion
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 84 lbs, Placed 2nd

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01/15/2017
2017 Oregon Wrestling Classic
Thirteen NWWC wrestlers and their families braved the icy roads and sub-zero temperatures of Central Oregon over the weekend of January 14th to compete at the 2017 Oregon Wrestling Classic. Six NWWC wrestlers returned home with top-4 finishes including Brendan David of Port Orchard, age 7, who earned a first-place finish in the Bantam 75 lbs division. The 2017 Oregon Wrestling Classic drew nearly 800 elite youth wrestlers from 125 clubs throughout the Pacific Northwest. Congratulations to all thirteen NWWC wrestlers.


Dylan Sternod, Gig Harbor, Bantam, 45 lbs, Placed 2nd
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Placed 2nd
William Moran, Gig Harbor, Bantam, 65 lbs
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 75 lbsOregon Wrestling Classic Champion
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 60 lbs
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Noah Carter, Bremerton, Intermediate, 103 lbs
Stone Hartford, Olalla, Novice, 80 lbs
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 85 lbsPlaced 2nd
Cole Tate, Grapeview, Schoolboy, 77 lbs
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbs, Placed 4th
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 112 lbsPlaced 2nd

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01/07/2017
2017 NWWC Holiday Push-up Champions
Congratulations to the twenty-seven NWWC wrestlers who triumphed over the 2017 NWWC Holiday Push-up Challenge by completing 3,000 push-ups over the two-week Winter Break. In celebration, the 2017 NWWC Holiday Push-up Champions spent Saturday afternoon in leather recliners enjoying Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on the big screen. 

Theron Quiett, Port Orchard, Age 10, 6750
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Age 8, 6300
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Age 7, 6100
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Age 11, 6100
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Age 12, 5800
Quinn Lawrence, Port Orchard, Age 12, 5666
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, Age 5, 4720
William Moran, Gig Harbor, Age 6, 4720
River Crandall, Chimacum, Age 11, 3692
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Age 7, 3385
Xavier Eaglin, Port Orchard, Age 14, 3350
Noah Carter, Bremerton, Age 9, 3333
Masen Ellison, Port Orchard, Age 7, 3300
Grady White, Montesano, Age 8, 3220
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Age 9, 3150
Cade Liberty, Poulsbo, Age 9, 3100
Jeffrey Ragan, Port Orchard, Age 6, 3009
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Age 13, 3001
Dylan Sternod, Port Orchard, Age 7, 3000
DJ Shannon, Gig Harbor, Age 8, 3000
Brennen Williams, Port Orchard, Age 8, 3000
Wyatt Trogden, Poulsbo, Age 9, 3000
Stone Hartford, Olalla, Age 10, 3000
Ella Liberty, Poulsbo, Age 11, 3000
Chase Eaglin, Port Orchard, Age 11, 3000
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Age 12, 3000
Cole Tate, Grapeview, Age 12, 3000

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12/11/2016
2016 Northwest Ultimate Wrestler
Sixty-five NWWC wrestlers welcomed over three hundred other athletes to the 6th annual Northwest Ultimate Wrestler tournament at the Kitsap Pavilion on Sunday, Dec 11th. Thirty-three NWWC wrestlers placed in the top four and twelve individuals won their division to lead NWWC to its third tournament team title of the year. The 2016 Northwest Ultimate Wrestler drew over thirty wrestling clubs from Alaska, Oregon, Idaho and Washington State. Congratulations to all sixty-five NWWC wrestlers.

Cylis Coppinger, Gig Harbor, PeeWee, 39 lbs, Placed 4th
Devin Vally, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 46 lbsNorthwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion
Brody Woods, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 47 lbsNorthwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion
Zander Allen, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 49 lbs, Placed 2nd
Uriah Allen, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 49 lbs, Placed 3rd
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, PeeWee, 56 lbsNorthwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion
David Herrera, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 56 lbs, Placed 2nd
Silas Davis, Port Orchard, Bantam, 45 lbs
Jensen Crandall, Poulsbo, Bantam, 45 lbs
Jeffrey Ragan, Port Orchard, Bantam, 45 lbs
Mason Abbott, Port Orchard, Bantam, 45 lbs
Dylan Sternod, Port Orchard, Bantam, 45 lbsNorthwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion
Nathan Hiatt, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs
Jensen Emmons, Port Orchard, Bantam 50 lbs
Tyler Abbott, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs
Kyle Purves, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs
Craig Taft, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs
Braeden Elliott, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbsPlaced 3rd
Brayden Zappey, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Placed 2nd
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 55 lbs
Masen Ellison, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs
William Moran, Gig Harbor, Bantam, 60 lbs
Leland Webb, Poulsbo, Bantam, 60 lbs
Masen Ellison, Port Orchard, Bantam, 60 lbs
Dylan Stafford, Port Orchard, Bantam, 65 lbs, Placed 3rd
William Moran, Gig Harbor, Bantam, 65 lbs
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 75 lbsNorthwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion
Cayden Seevers, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 55 lbs
Matthew Baker, Bremerton, Intermediate, 55 lbs
Cade Liberty, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 55 lbs
Hayden Sternod, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 55 lbs, Placed 3rd
Dylan Herrera, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 60 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 60 lbs
DJ Shannon, Gig Harbor, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Brennen Williams, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Brodie Schessler, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Wyatt Trogden, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Leonidas Wakonabo, Bremerton, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Sam Bowdoin, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbsNorthwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion
Ben Crandall, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 75 lbs
Grady White, Montesano, Intermediate, 80 lbs
Noah Carter, Bremerton, Intermediate, 95 lbs, Placed 3rd
Cooper Woods, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 103 lbs, Placed 2nd
Theron Quiett, Port Orchard, Novice, 70 lbs
Jace Brady, Kingston, Novice, 75 lbs
Chase Eaglin, Port Orchard, Novice, 75 lbs, Placed 2nd
Stone Hartford, Olalla, Novice, 80 lbs, Placed 4th
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 85 lbsNorthwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion
River Crandall, Chimacum, Novice, 90 lbs
Ella Liberty, Poulsbo, Novice, 90 lbs
Quinn Lawrence, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Cole Tate, Belfair, Schoolboy, 77 lbs, Placed 3rd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbs, Placed 4th
Michael Chichester, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 98 lbs
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 112 lbsNorthwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion
Danny Wakonabo, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 112 lbs, Placed 4th
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 120 lbs, Placed 4th
Logan Stafford, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 152 lbs, Placed 2nd
Kieko Brady, Kingston, Schoolgirl, 105 lbs, Placed 2nd
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 120 lbsNorthwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Cadet, 88 lbsNorthwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion
Xavier Eaglin, Port Orchard, Cadet, 100 lbsNorthwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion
Alpha Cooper, Bremerton, Junior, 126 lbs, Placed 2nd
Estan Wakonabo, Bremerton, Junior, 126 lbsNorthwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion

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11/26/2016
2016 RMN Grand Canyon Nationals
NWWC's Masen Ellison of Port Orchard, age 7, traveled to Scottsdale, AZ over Thanksgiving weekend to compete at the 2016 RMN Grand Canyon Nationals. Mr. Ellison earned a fifth-place finish in the 7-9 Rookie division and a sixth-place finish in the 10U division. Congratulation to Masen Ellison.


Masen Ellison, Port Orchard, 7-9 Rookie, 49 lbsPlaced 5th
Masen Ellison, Port Orchard, 10U, 49 lbsPlaced 6th

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11/25/2016
2016 Tough Guy Tournament
Sixteen NWWC wrestlers traveled to White River High School in Buckley, WA on the morning after Thanksgiving to weigh-in and compete at the 2016 Tough Guy Tournament. Thirteen NWWC wrestlers returned home with top-6 finishes including seven individual championships - an NWWC record for the Tough Guy. Thor Michaelson of Bremerton, age 12, earned the Outstanding Wrestler award after pinning seven opponents, each in the first period. As a team, NWWC earned its second tournament championship of the 2016 folkstyle season. The Tough Guy tournament, a PCJWL varsity-level competition, drew over 450 young athletes and 40 teams from Pierce County and the surrounding areas. Congratulations to the following NWWC wrestlers:

Dylan Sternod, Port Orchard, 8U, 46 lbs, Tough Guy Champion
Braeden Elliott, Port Orchard, 8U, 46 lbs, Placed 6th
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 8U, 50 lbs
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, 8U, 54 lbsTough Guy Champion
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, 8U, 58 lbs, Placed 2nd
DJ Shannon, Gig Harbor, 8U, 63 lbs
Brennen Williams, Port Orchard, 8U, 63 lbs, Placed 4th
Hayden Sternod, Port Orchard, 12U, 57 lbs, Placed 6th
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, 12U, 69 lbsPlaced 5th
Cole Tate, Belfair, 12U, 73 lbsTough Guy Champion
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, 12U, 77 lbs, Placed 4th
Chase Eaglin, Port Orchard, 12U, 77 lbs
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, 12U, 81 lbsTough Guy Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, 12U, 103 lbsTough Guy Champion
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, 12U, 110 lbsTough Guy Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, 14U, 87 lbs, Placed 4th
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, 14U, 102 lbsTough Guy Champion
Xavier Eaglin, Port Orchard, 14U, 102 lbs, Placed 2nd

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11/18-19/2016
2016 TOA Northwest Bigfoot Battle
Twenty-five NWWC wrestlers traveled to Spokane, WA over the weekend of November 19th to compete at the 2016 TOA Northwest Bigfoot Battle. Fifteen NWWC wrestlers placed in the top-6 including individual champions Devin Vally of Port Orchard, age 5, Samuel Moran of University Place, age 5, Mason Ellison of Port Orchard, age 7, Brendan David of Port Orchard, age 7, Lars Michaelson of Bremerton, age 11, and Hannah Johnson of Poulsbo, age 13. The Bigfoot Battle, a regional-level tournament and national-ranking qualifier, drew over 900 top youth wrestlers from 137 teams throughout nine western states. As a team, NWWC placed 3rd.

Congratulations to all twenty-five NWWC wrestlers:

 

Cylis Coppinger, Gig Harbor, Fly, 39 lbs, Placed 2nd
Devin Vally, Port Orchard, Fly, 43 lbsNorthwest Bigfoot Battle Champion
Brody Woods, Port Orchard, Fly, 45 lbsPlaced 3rd
Samuel Moran, University Place, Fly, 51 lbsNorthwest Bigfoot Battle Champion
Dylan Sternod, Port Orchard, Bantam, 45 lbs, Placed 3rd
Masen Ellison, Port Orchard, Bantam True Beginner, 49 lbsNorthwest Bigfoot Battle Champion
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Placed 5th
William Moran, University Place, Bantam True Beginner, 57 lbs, Placed 2nd
William Moran, University Place, Bantam, 60 lbs
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 75 lbsNorthwest Bigfoot Battle Champion
Cade Liberty, Bremerton, Intermediate True Beginner, 53 lbs, Placed 2nd
Hayden Sternod, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 55 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 60 lbs
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 75 lbs
Cooper Woods, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 95 lbs, Placed 6th
Chase Eaglin, Port Orchard, Novice, 75 lbs
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Novice, 80 lbs
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 80 lbsNorthwest Bigfoot Battle Champion
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Middle School, 70 lbs
Cole Tate, Belfair, Middle School, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Middle School, 77 lbs
Xavier Eaglin, Port Orchard, Middle School, 98 lbs
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Middle School, 105 lbs, Placed 2nd
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Middle School True Beginner, 119 lbsNorthwest Bigfoot Battle Champion

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11/13/2016
2016 Stanwood Open
Sixteen NWWC wrestlers traveled to Stanwood High School on Sunday, November 13 to compete at the 2016 Stanwood Open tournament. Thirteen NWWC wrestlers returned home with top-3 finishes including ten individual championships. As a team, NWWC won its 1st tournament championship of the folkstyle season. Congratulations to the following NWWC wrestlers:

Devin Vally, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 43 lbs, Placed 2nd
Uriah Allen, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 49 lbs, Placed 2nd
Zander Allen, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 52 lbsPlaced 2nd
Samuel Moran, University Place, PeeWee, 52 lbsStanwood Open Champion
Dylan Sternod, Port Orchard, Bantam, 45 lbsStanwood Open Champion
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 55 lbs, Placed 4th
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbsStanwood Open Champion
William Moran, University Place, Bantam, 60 lbs
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 73 lbsStanwood Open Champion
Hayden Sternod, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 55 lbsStanwood Open Champion
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 60 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbsStanwood Open Champion
Grady White, Montesano, Intermediate, 75 lbs
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 123 lbsStanwood Open Champion
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Cadet, 88 lbsStanwood Open Champion
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Cadet, 99 lbs, Placed 2nd
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Cadet Women, 134 lbsStanwood Open Champion
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Junior Women, 134 lbsStanwood Open Champion

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11/11-12/2016
2016 Jr MidCal Championships and Final Four Duals
Eight NWWC teammates traveled to Gilroy, CA over the weekend of November 11 to compete for Team Washington at the 2016 Junior MidCal Championships and Final Four Middle School Duals. Mitchell Neiner of Port Orchard, age 12, and Lars Michaelson of Bremerton, age 11, both earned a first place finish at the Jr MidCals and helped to lead Team Washington to a second-place team finish. The 2016 Junior MidCal Championships and Final Four Middle School Duals featured over 200 wrestlers and eight middle-school all-star teams from WA, CA, NV and AZ. Congratulations to all eight NWWC wrestlers.

 

Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Middle School, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Middle School, 70 lbsJr MidCals Champion
Cole Tate, Belfair, Middle School, 75 lbs, Placed 3rd
Chase Eaglin, Port Orchard, Elementary, 75 lbsPlaced 3rd
Chase Eaglin, Port Orchard, Middle School, 80 lbsPlaced 2nd
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Elementary, 80 lbsJr MidCals Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Middle School, 80 lbs, Placed 4th
Xavier Eaglin, Port Orchard, Middle School, 95 lbs, Placed 6th
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Middle School, 105 lbs, Placed 5th
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Middle School, 110 lbsPlaced 6th

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10/22-23/2016
2016 Freakshow
Five NWWC preseason wrestlers traveled to the Westgate Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV over the weekend of October 21, 2016 to compete at the 2016 Freakshow wrestling tournament. As a team, NWWC recorded a 17-6 win-loss record and placed three wrestlers in the top-6 including Haley Michaelson of Bremerton, age 15, and Thor Michaelson of Bremerton, age 12, who both finished first-place in their division and returned home with a gold medal and a Freakshow Champion singlet. The sold-out tournament drew nearly 3000 youth and high school wrestlers from throughout the United States. Congratulations to all five NWWC wrestlers. 

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Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 8 & Under, 50 lbs
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 78 lbs, Placed 5th
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 106 lbs, 2016 Freakshow Champion
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, 15 & Under, 83 lbs
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Women's Elite, 124 lbs, 2016 Freakshow Champion

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10/15/2016
2016 Thunder Dome Throw Down
Twenty-three NWWC wrestlers traveled to Highline Community College in Des Moines, WA on October 15, 2016 to compete at the 7th annual Thunder Dome Thrown Down wrestling tournament. Seventeen NWWC wrestlers earned top-3 finishes and returned home with medals including William MoranGrady White, Mitchell Neiner, Thor Michaelson, Ashton Schessler and Josh Bayne who each won gold in their division. The Thunder Dome Throw Down drew over 150 youth and high school wrestlers from Washington, Oregon and British Columbia. Congratulations to all twenty-three NWWC wrestlers.

 

Devin Vally, Port Orchard, 6 & Under, 43 lbsPlaced 3rd
Samuel MoranGig Harbor, 6 & Under, 55 lbsPlaced 3rd
Brody Woods, Port Orchard, 6 & Under, 55 lbs, Placed 4th
William Moran, Gig Harbor, 6 & Under, 61 lbs, Thunder Dome Throw Down Champion
Masen Ellison, Port Orchard, 8 & Under, 50 lbs, Placed 4th
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 8 & Under, 54 lbs
Brodie Schessler, Port Orchard, 8 & Under, 62 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, 8 & Under, 62 lbs, Placed 3rd
Grady White, Montesano, 8 & Under, 87 lbs, Thunder Dome Throw Down Champion
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 10 & Under, 57 lbsPlaced 2nd
Cade Liberty, Bremerton, 10 & Under, 57 lbs, Placed 3rd
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, 10 & Under, 73 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, 10 & Under, 73 lbs
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, 12 & Under, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, 12 & Under, 78 lbs, Placed 4th
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, 12 & Under, 78 lbs, Thunder Dome Throw Down Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 86 lbs, Placed 3rd
Michael Chichester, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 98 lbs
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 106 lbs, Thunder Dome Throw Down Champion
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, 15 & Under, 88 lbs, Placed 2nd
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, 15 & Under, 88 lbs
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, 15 & Under, 109 lbs, Placed 3rd
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, 15 & Under, 123 lbs
Evan Frederickson, Port Orchard, 15 & Under, 137 lbs
Alex More, Poulsbo, 15 & Under, 137 lbs, Placed 4th
Ashton Schessler, Port Orchard, 18 & Under, 122 lbs, Thunder Dome Throw Down Champion
Josh Bayne, Hansville, 18 & Under, 138 lbs, Thunder Dome Throw Down Champion
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, 18 & Under Girls, 139 lbs, Placed 2nd

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10/8-9/2016
2016 California World Challenge
Four NWWC wrestlers traveled to Clovis West High School in Clovis, CA over the weekend of October 8th to compete among California's top preseason high school and youth wrestlers at the 2016 California World Challenge. All four wrestlers earned a top-6 finish and returned home with a medal. The California World Challenge drew over 800 wrestlers and 20 college wrestling recruiters from throughout the West Coast. Congratulations to all four NWWC wrestlers.

 

Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 8 & Under, 52 lbs, Placed 6th
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 80 lbs, Placed 2nd
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, JR HIGH, 101 lbsPlaced 5th
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Girls, 135 lbs, Placed 2nd

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