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 437 State Championship Medals, 99 Individual State Titles, 34 USAW All-American Honors, 16 Regional Championships, 10 State Age-Division Titles, 2 State Team Titles, 2 Greco National Championships, 2 Freestyle National Championships, a Folkstyle National Championship and over $200,000 in College Wrestling Scholarships. In 2015, NWWC was ranked among USA Wrestling's Top 50 Clubs nationwide for the fourth consecutive year. Follow this year's accomplishments (major tournaments) as they get posted below.

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05/07-08/2016
2016 WSWA Freestyle & Greco-Roman State Championships
Forty-nine athletes representing the Kitsap Peninsula and the mighty NWWC traveled to the NW Sports Hub in Centralia, WA on May 7th and 8th to compete among Washington's top freestyle and greco-roman wrestlers at the 2016 WSWA Freestyle and Greco-Roman State Championships. The two tournaments drew over 1300 entries from 89 wrestling clubs throughout the state. 

Over the weekend, eight NWWC wrestlers captured individual state titles including Mitchell Neiner of Port Orchard, age 11, and Thor Michaelson of Bremerton, Age 12, who both earned their second and third state title of 2016 and the prestigious Triple Crown Award (folkstyle, freestyle and greco-roman state titles). As a team, NWWC finished third-place in freestyle -- the seventh consecutive top-5 finish at the Freestyle State Championships -- and fourth-place in greco-roman.

In total, forty NWWC wrestlers placed in the top-8 and returned home with medals. Congratulations to NWWC's 2016 Freestyle and Greco-Roman State Championship Team:

Freestyle:
Silas Davis, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 39 lbs, Placed 2nd
Waylon Hoyt, Tahuya, PeeWee, 48 lbs, Placed 5th
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 45 lbs, Placed 2nd
Carson Tate, Belfair, Bantam, 45 lbs, Placed 6th
Kaiden Sorensen, Seabeck, Bantam, 45 lbs, Placed 4th
Masen Ellison, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Placed 3rd
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Grady White, Port Townsend, Bantam, 75 lbs, Washington Freestyle State Champion
Jace Brady, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 5th
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Aydan Box, Bremerton, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Washington Freestyle State Champion
Noah Carter, Bremerton, Intermediate, 87 lbs, Placed 5th
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 65 lbs, Placed 4th
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 65 lbs, 2X Washington Freestyle State Champion
Cole Tate, Belfair, Novice, 70 lbs, 2X Washington Freestyle State Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 80 lbs, Placed 3rd
Coby Vaughan, Grapeview, Novice, 90 lbs, Placed 5th
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 90 lbs, 6X Washington Freestyle State Champion (Legend)
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 100 lbs3X Washington Freestyle State Champion (Legend)
John Vertefeuille, Bremerton, Novice, 112 lbs, Placed 5th
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbs, Placed 4th
Alex Sinclair, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 84 lbs, Placed 6th
Michael Chichester, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 91 lbs, Placed 8th
Phillip Stafford, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 98 lbs
Josiah Sorensen, Seabeck, Schoolboy, 112 lbs
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbsPlaced 4th
Dalton Tellinghuisen, Bremerton, Cadet, 100 lbs, Placed 7th
Clayton Brooks, Port Orchard, Cadet, 106 lbs
Dallin Stafford, Bremerton, Cadet, 126 lbs, Placed 8th
Spencer Murray, Port Orchard, Cadet, 132 lbs
Taylor Andrews, Bremerton, Cadet, 138 lbs
Sebastian Robles, Port Orchard, Cadet, 145 lbs, Placed 2nd
Davonn Keyes, Port Orchard, Cadet, 152 lbs, Placed 5th
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Female (Cadet), 124 lbs, Placed 2nd
Britton Andrews, Bremerton, Junior, 132 lbs, Placed 8th
Diyamante Hall, Bremerton, Junior, 138 lbs, Placed 8th
Caden Haga, Bremerton, Junior, 138 lbs
Josh Bayne, Hansville, Junior, 138 lbs
Angelo Trujillo, Port Orchard, Junior, 160 lbs, Placed 2nd
Dalton Varney, Port Orchard, Junior, 170 lbs
Thomas Miller, Port Orchard, Junior, 182 lbs, Placed 8th
Dawson Johnson, Kingston, Junior, 195 lbs, Placed 2nd
Ken Close, Manchester, Junior, 220 lbs, Placed 2nd
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Women (Junior), 121 lbs, 3X Washington Freestyle State Champion
Dylan Read, Poulsbo, Open (Senior), 154.3 lbs, Placed 3rd

Greco-Roman:
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 45 lbs, Placed 4th
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Washington Greco-Roman State Champion
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Placed 3rd
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Grady White, Port Townsend, Bantam, 75 lbs, Washington Greco-Roman State Champion
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 5th
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Washington Greco-Roman State Champion
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 65 lbs, Placed 4th
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 65 lbs, 2X Washington Greco-Roman State Champion
Cole Tate, Belfair, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 80 lbs, Placed 7th
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 90 lbs, 4X Washington Greco-Roman State Champion
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 100 lbs, , 2X Washington Greco-Roman State Champion
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbs, Placed 4th
Alex Sinclair, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 84 lbs, Placed 7th
Michael Chichester, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 91 lbs
Clayton Brooks, Port Orchard, Cadet, 106 lbs, Placed 5th
Spencer Murray, Port Orchard, Cadet, 132 lbs
Sebastian Robles, Port Orchard, Cadet, 145 lbs, Placed 2nd
Davonn Keyes, Port Orchard, Cadet, 152 lbs, Placed 3rd
Dalton Varney, Port Orchard, Junior, 170 lbs, Placed 8th
Dawson Johnson, Kingston, Junior, 195 lbs, Placed 2nd
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04/30/2016
Buckley Brawl FS & GR Tournaments
Twenty NWWC wrestlers traveled to White River High School on Saturday, April 30th to compete at the Buckley Brawl Freestyle & Greco-Roman tournaments. Sixteen NWWC wrestlers earned top-3 finishes and a combined 25 medals and 8 individual championships. As a team, NWWC finished first-place at the Greco-Roman tournament. Congratulations to all twenty NWWC wrestlers.

Freestyle
Waylon Hoyt, Tahuya, PeeWee, 50 lbs, Placed 2nd
Carson Tate, Belfair, Bantam, 45 lbs, Placed 4th
Kaiden Sorensen, Seabeck, Bantam, 45 lbs, Placed 3rd
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs
Wyatt Hoggatt, Gig Harbor, Bantam, 50 lbs
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 4th
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Buckley Brawl Freestyle Champion
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jace Brady, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Buckley Brawl Freestyle Champion
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 65-70 lbs, Buckley Brawl Freestyle Champion
Cole Tate, Belfair, Novice, 65-70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 100-102 lbs, Placed 2nd
Yasmin Hernandez, Port Orchard, Novice, 112 lbs, Placed 2nd
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbs, Buckley Brawl Freestyle Champion
Josiah Sorensen, Seabeck, Schoolboy, 112 lbs, Placed 4th
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 113 lbs, Placed 3rd
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbs, Placed 2nd
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Cadet, 126 lbs, Placed 2nd

Greco
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 2nd
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 56 lbs, Placed 2nd
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 68 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 69 lbs, Placed 3rd
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 69 lbs, Buckley Brawl Greco-Roman Champion
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 70 lbs, Buckley Brawl Greco-Roman Champion
Cole Tate, Belfair, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 106 lbs, Placed 3rd
Yasmin Hernandez, Port Orchard, Novice, 106lbs, Placed 4th
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbs, Buckley Brawl Greco-Roman Champion
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 127 lbs, Buckley Brawl Greco-Roman Champion
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04/23/2016
Slamfest 4 FS & GR Tournaments
Twenty-seven NWWC wrestlers traveled to the newly-built Auburn High School on Saturday, April 23rd to compete at the Slamfest 4 Freestyle & Greco-Roman tournaments. Twenty-four NWWC wrestlers returned home with top-3 medals and Thor Michaelson of Bremerton, age 12, came back with the Slam Champion Salami, an award given to the wrestler with the most high-amplitude throws. As a team, NWWC finished first-place in both tournaments. Congratulations to all twenty-seven NWWC wrestlers.

Freestyle
Rayce Barton, Bremerton, PeeWee, 34 lbs, Placed 2nd
Kyle Purves, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 45 lbsPlaced 3rd
Brayden Zappey, Bremerton, PeeWee, 46 lbs, Placed 3rd
Waylon Hoyt, Tahuya, PeeWee, 46 lbs, Placed 2nd
Kaiden Sorensen, Seabeck, Bantam, 40-45 lbs, Placed 3rd
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Slamfest 4 Freestyle Champion
Grady White, Port Townsend, Bantam, 75 lbs, Slamfest 4 Freestyle Champion
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jace Brady, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Slamfest 4 Freestyle Champion
Noah Carter, Bremerton, Intermediate, 88 lbs, Placed 3rd
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 65-70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 65-70 lbs, Slamfest 4 Freestyle Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 80 lbs, Slamfest 4 Freestyle Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 100-102 lbs, Slamfest 4 Freestyle Champion
Roiel Sorensen, Seabeck, Novice, 100-102 lbs, Placed 3rd
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 100-102 lbs, Placed 2nd
Yasmin Hernandez, Port Orchard, Novice, 112-117 lbs, Placed 3rd
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbs, Slamfest 4 Freestyle Champion
Michael Chichester, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 98 lbs, Placed 4th
Josiah Sorensen, Seabeck, Schoolboy, 120 lbs, Placed 5th
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 113 lbs, Placed 2nd
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbs, Slamfest 4 Freestyle Champion
Dalton Tellinghuisen, Bremerton, Cadet, 106 lbs, Placed 4th
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Cadet, 132 lbs, Placed 2nd
Josh Bayne, Hansville, Junior, 132 lbs
Dawson Johnson, Kingston, Junior, 195 lbs, Slamfest 4 Freestyle Champion
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Junior Women, 138 lbs, Placed 2nd

Greco
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 4th
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Slamfest 4 Greco-Roman Champion
Grady White, Port Townsend, Bantam, 73 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 69 lbs, Placed 4th
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 65-70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 65-70 lbs, Slamfest 4 Greco-Roman Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 80 lbs, Placed 2nd
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 96 lbs, Slamfest 4 Greco-Roman Champion
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbs, Slamfest 4 Greco-Roman Champion
Michael Chichester, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 98 lbs, Placed 3rd
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 135 lbs, Placed 2nd
Dawson Johnson, Kingston, Junior, 195 lbs, Slamfest 4 Greco-Roman Champion
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04/16/2016
2016 Takedown Express FS & GR Tournaments
Thirty NWWC wrestlers traveled to Kentlake High School on Saturday, April 16th to compete at the 2016 Takedown Express Freestyle & Greco-Roman tournaments. Twenty-one NWWC wrestlers earned top-3 finishes and a combined 34 medals and 21 individual championships. As a team, NWWC finished first-place in both tournaments. Congratulations to all thirty NWWC wrestlers.

Freestyle
Braeden Elliott, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 41 lbs, Takedown Express Freestyle Champion
Kaiden Sorensen, Seabeck, Bantam, 45 lbs, Placed 3rd
Wyatt Hoggatt, Gig Harbor, Bantam, 50 lbs
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 4th
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs
David Sloan, Bremerton, Bantam, 55 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Takedown Express Freestyle Champion
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 70 lbs, Takedown Express Freestyle Champion
Grady White, Port Townsend, Bantam, 76 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Takedown Express Freestyle Champion
Ayden Box, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Simon Barlow, Port Townsend, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Noah Carter, Bremerton, Intermediate, 89 lbs, Placed 3rd
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 70 lbs, Takedown Express Freestyle Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 80 lbs, Takedown Express Freestyle Champion
Coby Vaughan, Grapeview, Novice, 90 lbs, Placed 3rd
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 95 lbs, Takedown Express Freestyle Champion
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 100 lbsTakedown Express Freestyle Champion
John Vertefeuille, Bremerton, Novice, 106 lbs, Placed 2nd
Yasmin Hernandez, Port Orchard, Novice, 106 lbs, Placed 3rd
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbs, Takedown Express Freestyle Champion
Josiah Sorensen, Seabeck, Schoolboy, 112 lbs, Placed 5th
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 113 lbs, Takedown Express Freestyle Champion
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbs, Takedown Express Freestyle Champion
Dalton Tellinghuisen, Bremerton, Cadet, 106 lbs, Placed 4th
Michael Mullins, Port Gamble, Cadet, 160 lbs, Placed 5th
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Female (Cadet), 132 lbs, Takedown Express Freestyle Champion
Josh Bayne, Hansville, Junior, 138 lbs, Placed 4th

Greco
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 4th
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Takedown Express Greco Champion
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Grady White, Port Townsend, Bantam, 76 lbs, Takedown Express Greco Champion
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Takedown Express Greco Champion
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Simon Barlow, Port Townsend, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 70 lbs, Takedown Express Greco Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 80 lbs, Takedown Express Greco Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 95 lbs, Takedown Express Greco Champion
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 100 lbsTakedown Express Greco Champion
Yasmin Hernandez, Port Orchard, Novice, 106 lbs, Takedown Express Greco Champion
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbs, Takedown Express Greco Champion
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbs, Placed 2nd
Dalton Tellinghuisen, Bremerton, Cadet, 106 lbs, Placed 3rd
Josh Bayne, Hansville, Junior, 138 lbs, Placed 4th
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04/10/2016
2016 Sedro Woolley Freestyle & Greco Tournaments
Five NWWC wrestlers traveled North over Spring Break to compete at the 2016 Sedro Woolley freestyle & greco-roman wresting tournaments. All five NWWC wrestlers returned home with medals. Hannah Johnson of Poulsbo, age 13, and Gavin Davis of Gig Harbor, age 14, finished first-place in their divisions. Congratulations to all five NWWC wrestlers:

Freestyle
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 65-66 lbs, Placed 2nd
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 60-65 lbs
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 60-65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 105-111 lbsSedro-Woolley Freestyle Champion
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbsSedro-Woolley Freestyle Champion

Greco
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 70 lbsSedro-Woolley Greco Champion
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 60-65 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 60-65 lbsSedro-Woolley Greco Champion
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128-133 lbsSedro-Woolley Greco Champion

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04/07-10/2016
2016 Flo Reno Worlds
Nine NWWC wrestlers traveled down to Reno, NV during Spring Break to compete at the 2016 Flo Reno Worlds. Paris Kelleher of Silverdale earned a 6th-place finish in the 10G, 80 lb division, Lars Michaelson of Bremerton earned a 6th-place finish in the 10U, 73 lb division and Thor Michaelson of Bremerton earned a 6th-place finish in the 12U, 88 lb division. The 2016 Flo Reno Worlds tournament drew nearly 3,000 top high school and youth wrestlers from thirty-five states. Congratulations to all nine NWWC wrestlers.

Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 6U, 46 lbs
Breylon Kelleher, Silverdale, 8U, 70 lbs
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, 10U, 64 lbs
Paris Kelleher, Silverdale, 10G, 80 lbs, Placed 6th
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, 10U, 73 lbs, Placed 6th
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, 12U, 88 lbs, Placed 6th
Yasmin Hernandez, Port Orchard, 14G, 110 lbs
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, 14G, 120 lbs
Payton Kelleher, Silverdale, 15U, 145 lbs
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04/01-03/2016
2016 USAW/Cliff Keen Folkstyle National Championships
Two NWWC brothers traveled to Cedar Falls, IA over the weekend of April 1st to compete at the 2016 USAW/Cliff Keen Folkstyle National Championships. Thor Michaelson of Bremerton, age 12, earned a first-place finish in the Novice 90 lb division. The national tournament drew nearly 2,000 elite high school and youth wrestlers from forty states. Congratulations to both NWWC wrestlers:

Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 75 lbs
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 90 lbs★ ★ ★ USAW Folkstyle National Champion ★ ★ ★
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04/01-03/2016
2016
USAW NW Cadet, Junior & Junior Women Regionals
Four NWWC wrestlers traveled to Battle Ground, WA over the weekend of April 1st to compete among the region's top high school-age freestyle and greco-roman wrestlers at the 2016 Northwest Cadet, Junior & Junior Women Regional Championships. Alex More of Kingston, age 14, led the group with a third-place finish in the Junior Women 121 lb division. The regional tournament drew over 450 wrestlers representing Canada and seven western states (WA, OR, CA, CO, ID, MT, AK). Congratulations to all four NWWC wrestlers:



Freestyle
Dalton Tellinghuisen, Bremerton, Cadet, 100 lbs
Alex More, Kingston, Junior Women, 121 lbs, Placed 3rd
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Junior Women, 125 lbs
Caden Haga, Bremerton, Junior, 138 lbs

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03/26/2016
2016 KA-SLAM FS & GR Tournaments
Thirty-one NWWC wrestlers brought the KABLAM! to the 2016 KA-SLAM freestyle & greco-roman wrestling tournaments at Auburn Mountainview High School on Saturday, March 26th. Twenty-Six NWWC wrestlers earned top-3 finishes and a combined 39 medals and 21 individual championships. As a team, NWWC finished first-place. Congratulations to all thirty-one NWWC wrestlers:

Freestyle
Rayce Barton, Bremerton, PeeWee, 34 lbs, Placed 2nd
Braeden Elliott, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 42 lbs, Placed 3rd
Brayden Zappey, Bremerton, PeeWee, 45 lbs, Placed 2nd
Carson Tate, Belfair, Bantam, 45 lbs, Placed 4th
Masen Ellison, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, KA-SLAM Freestyle Champion
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 4th
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, KA-SLAM Freestyle Champion
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 66 lbs, KA-SLAM Freestyle Champion
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Ayden Box, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jace Brady, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, KA-SLAM Freestyle Champion
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 70 lbs, KA-SLAM Freestyle Champion
Jace Brady, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Cole Tate, Belfair, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 70 lbs, KA-SLAM Freestyle Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 80 lbs, KA-SLAM Freestyle Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 95 lbs, KA-SLAM Freestyle Champion
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 100 lbsKA-SLAM Freestyle Champion
John Vertefeuille, Bremerton, Novice, 111 lbs, KA-SLAM Freestyle Champion
Michael Chichester, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 91 lbs, Placed 4th
Phillip Stafford, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 98 lbs
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 113 lbs, Placed 3rd
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbs, Placed 2nd
Dalton Tellinghuisen, Bremerton, Cadet, 100 lbs, Placed 2nd
Coltyn Ringen, North Bend, Cadet, 120 lbs, KA-SLAM Freestyle Champion
Dallin Stafford, Bremerton, Cadet, 120 lbs, KA-SLAM Freestyle Champion
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Female (Cadet), 125 lbs, KA-SLAM Freestyle Champion
Alex More, Kingston, Female (Cadet), 125 lbs, Placed 2nd
Josh Bayne, Hansville, Junior, 132 lbs, Placed 2nd
Caden Haga, Bremerton, Junior, 138 lbs, Placed 4th

Greco
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 52 lbs, Placed 3rd
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 52 lbs, Placed 4th
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 52 lbs, KA-SLAM Greco-Roman Champion
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 66 lbs, KA-SLAM Greco-Roman Champion
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jace Brady, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, KA-SLAM Greco-Roman Champion
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 70 lbs, KA-SLAM Greco-Roman Champion
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Cole Tate, Belfair, Novice, 70 lbs, KA-SLAM Greco-Roman Champion
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 80 lbs, KA-SLAM Greco-Roman Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 95 lbs, KA-SLAM Greco-Roman Champion
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 100 lbsKA-SLAM Greco-Roman Champion
Michael Chichester, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 91 lbs
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbs, Placed 2nd
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03/18-20/2016
2016 Twin City 3-Style Classic
Twenty-three NWWC wrestlers traveled to Centralia, WA over the weekend of March 18th to compete at the 2016 Twin City 3-Style Classic. Fourteen wrestlers brought home thirty medals including seven individual championships. The three-day, three-style tournament drew nearly 1,000 youth and high school-age wrestlers from throughout the Pacific Northwest. Congratulations to the following NWWC wrestlers:



Greco-Roman:
Carson Tate, Belfair, Bantam, 45 lbs, Placed 5th
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 45 lbs, Placed 2nd
Grady White, Port Townsend, Bantam, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 70 lbs, Placed 4th
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 65 lbs, Twin City 3-Style Greco Champion
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Cole Tate, Belfair, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 80 lbs, Placed 3rd
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 100 lbs, Twin City 3-Style Greco Champion
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbs, Twin City 3-Style Greco Champion
Jacob Diehl, Kingston, Cadet, 126 lbs
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Female (Cadet), Placed 2nd
Josh Bayne, Hansville, Junior, 132 lbs

Freestyle:
Rayce Barton, Bremerton, PeeWee, 34 lbs, Placed 3rd
Braeden Elliott, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 42 lbs, Placed 2nd
Carson Tate, Belfair, Bantam, 45 lbs
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 45 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 4th
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Placed 2nd
Grady White, Port Townsend, Bantam, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 70 lbs, Placed 4th
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 4th
Jace Brady, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 65 lbs, Placed 3rd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Cole Tate, Belfair, Novice, 70 lbs
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 80 lbs, Placed 2nd
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 95 lbs, Twin City 3-Style Freestyle Champion
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbsPlaced 2nd
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Female (Cadet), 124 lbsPlaced 2nd
Jack Pauly, Bremerton, Cadet, 132 lbs
Josh Bayne, Hansville, Junior, 132 lbs
Caden Haga, Bremerton, Junior, 138 lbs

Folkstyle:
Braeden Elliott, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 42 lbs, Twin City 3-Style Folkstyle Champion
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 45 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Placed 2nd
Grady White, Port Townsend, Bantam, 70 lbs
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 70 lbs, Placed 4th
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Jace Brady, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 65 lbs, Placed 3rd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Cole Tate, Belfair, Novice, 70 lbs
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 75 lbs, Twin City 3-Style Folkstyle Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 100 lbs, Twin City 3-Style Folkstyle Champion
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 113 lbs, Placed 2nd
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbsPlaced 5th
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Female (Cadet), 124 lbsPlaced 2nd
Jacob Diehl, Kingston, Cadet, 126 lbs
Jack Pauly, Bremerton, Cadet, 132 lbs
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03/12/2016
2016 South County Scuffle FS & GR Tournaments
Twenty-four NWWC wrestlers traveled to Tahoma High School on Saturday, March 12th, to compete at the 2016 South County Scuffle freestyle & greco-roman wrestling tournaments. Fifteen NWWC wrestlers earned top-3 finishes and brought home a combined 21 medals and 5 individual championships. The two tournaments drew almost 800 wrestlers from 61 clubs throughout the state. Congratulations to all twenty-four NWWC wrestlers:

Freestyle
Rayce Barton, Bremerton, PeeWee, 35 lbs, Placed 2nd
Braeden Elliott, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 44 lbs, Placed 2nd
Waylon Hoyt, Tahuya, PeeWee, 46 lbs, Placed 3rd
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jace Brady, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 4th
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Noah Carter, Bremerton, Intermediate, 93 lbs, Placed 4th
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 4th
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Savannah Sinclair, Bremerton, Novice, 75 lbs, Placed 4th
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 80 lbs, South County Scuffle Freestyle Champion
Coby Vaughan, Grapeview, Novice, 95 lbs
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 90 lbs, South County Scuffle Freestyle Champion
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 100 lbsPlaced 3rd
Yasmin Hernandez, Port Orchard, Novice, 112 lbs, Placed 4th
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbs, Placed 3rd
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 113 lbs, Placed 2nd
Dalton Tellinghuisen, Bremerton, Cadet, 100 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jacob Diehl, Kingston, Cadet, 126 lbs
Jack Pauly, Bremerton, Cadet, 132 lbs
Ashton Schessler, Port Orchard, Junior, 126 lbs, Placed 3rd
Josh Bayne, Hansville, Junior, 132 lbs, Placed 4th

Greco
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jace Brady, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 4th
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 4th
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 70 lbs, South County Scuffle Greco-Roman Champion
Savannah Sinclair, Bremerton, Novice, 75 lbs
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 80 lbs, South County Scuffle Greco-Roman Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 90 lbs, South County Scuffle Greco-Roman Champion
Yasmin Hernandez, Port Orchard, Novice, 112 lbs, Placed 3rd
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbs
Jacob Diehl, Kingston, Cadet, 126 lbs
Ashton Schessler, Port Orchard, Junior, 126 lbs, Placed 3rd
Josh Bayne, Hansville, Junior, 132 lbs, Placed 2nd
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03/06/2016
2016 Stanwood Freestyle & Greco Tournaments
Seven NWWC wrestlers put on an impressive performance at the 2016 Stanwood Freestyle & Greco-Roman wrestling tournaments at Stanwood High School on Sunday, March 6th. All seven NWWC wrestlers earned top-3 finishes and brought home a combined 12 medals and 10 individual championships. Congratulations to all seven NWWC wrestlers:

Freestyle
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 4th
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 4th
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 70-75 lbsStanwood Freestyle Champion
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 70 lbsStanwood Freestyle Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 75 lbsStanwood Freestyle Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 95 lbsStanwood Freestyle Champion
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbsStanwood Freestyle Champion

Greco
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 3rd
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 65 lbsStanwood Greco Champion
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 70 lbsStanwood Greco Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 75 lbsStanwood Greco Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 95 lbsStanwood Greco Champion
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbsStanwood Greco Champion
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02/27/2016
2016 Elma Freestyle & Greco Tournaments
A handful of eager NWWC wrestlers traveled to Elma High School on Saturday, Feb 27th to compete at the year's first freestyle and greco wrestling tournaments (before the first day of practice). Nine NWWC wrestlers made the trip, six NWWC wrestlers returned home with top-3 medals and Koichi Castro of Port Orchard, age 7, and Thor Michaelson of Bremerton, age 12, won their divisions. As a team, NWWC won its first and second tournament titles of the Spring season. Congratulations to the following NWWC wrestlers:

Freestyle
Carson Tate, Belfair, Bantam, 45-50 lbs
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 45-50 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 45-50 lbsElma Freestyle Champion
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 45-50 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 4th
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 70-75 lbs, Placed 2nd
Cole Tate, Belfair, Novice, 70-75 lbs, Placed 3rd
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 95 lbsElma Freestyle Champion
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolboy, 112 lbs, Placed 5th

Greco
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50-52 lbs, Placed 4th
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50-52 lbsElma Greco Champion
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50-52 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70-72 lbs, Placed 3rd
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 70-75 lbs, Placed 2nd
Cole Tate, Belfair, Novice, 70-75 lbs, Placed 3rd
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02/21/2016
2016 Chuck Bullard Memorial WSWA Folkstyle State Championships
Forty-four Olympic Peninsula athletes representing the mighty NWWC finished the 2015-2016 Winter Wrestling Session with a trip to the Tacoma Dome on February 21st to compete among Washington's top folkstyle wrestlers at the 2016 Chuck Bullard Memorial WSWA Folkstyle State Championships. Twenty-eight NWWC wrestlers finished the day with top-8 honors and five NWWC wrestlers returned home with individual state titles including Mitchell Neiner of Port Orchard, age 11, Thor Michaelson of Bremerton, age 12, Haley Michaelson of Bremerton, age 14, Haden Smith of Bremerton, age 17, and Dawson Johnson of Kingston, 17.

The annual tournament drew nearly 1500 wrestlers from ninety-eight wrestling clubs throughout the state; NWWC finished 5th. Congratulations to all forty-four NWWC wrestlers:

Braeden Elliott, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 42 lbs, Placed 4th
Dalton Watson, Bremerton, PeeWee, 44 lbs, Placed 7th
Kyle Purves, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 44 lbsPlaced 5th
Jensen Emmons, Port Orchard, PeeWee 45 lbs, Placed 6th
Brayden Zappey, Bremerton, PeeWee, 45 lbs, Placed 7th
Waylon Hoyt, Tahuya, PeeWee, 50 lbs, Placed 5th
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 45 lbs
Cayden Seevers, Poulsbo, Bantam, 50 lbs
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 4th
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 3rd
Grady White, Port Townsend, Bantam, 65 lbs
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 65 lbs, Placed 6th
Kini Sofa, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 50 lbs
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Jace Brady, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 75 lbs, Placed 2nd
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 65 lbs, Placed 4th
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 65 lbs, 3X Washington Folkstyle State Champion
Cole Tate, Belfair, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 5th
Savannah Sinclair, Bremerton, Novice, 70 lbs
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
River Crandall, Chimacum, Novice, 85 lbs
Coby Vaughan, Grapeview, Novice, 90 lbs
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 90 lbs, 3X Washington Folkstyle State Champion
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 100 lbsPlaced 2nd
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Alex Sinclair, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 91 lbs
Michael Chichester, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 91 lbs
Phillip Stafford, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 98 lbs
Micheal Murray, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 105 lbs
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbsPlaced 2nd
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 113 lbs, Placed 3rd
Estan Wakonabo, Bremerton, Cadet, 113 lbs, Placed 4th
Dallin Stafford, Bremerton, Cadet, 120 lbs, Placed 5th
Luis Clemen, Bremerton, Cadet, 126 lbs
Jacob Diehl, Kingston, Cadet, 132 lbs
Jack Pauly, Bremerton, Cadet, 132 lbs
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Female (Cadet), 124 lbs, 2X Washington Folkstyle State Champion
Britton Andrews, Bremerton, Junior, 132 lbs, Placed 6th
Josh Bayne, Hansville, Junior, 132 lbs, Placed 3rd
Haden Smith, Seabeck, Junior, 160 lbs, Washington Folkstyle State Champion
Dawson Johnson, Kingston, Junior, 195 lbs, Washington Folkstyle State Champion
Dylan Read, Poulsbo, Open (Senior), 154.3 lbs, Placed 6th
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02/14/2016
2016 Battle in the Woods
Twenty-six NWWC wrestlers and their families traveled to Eatonville Middle School on Valentine's Day to compete at the 2016 Battle in the Woods tournament. Thirteen NWWC wrestlers returned home with top-3 medals including Braeden ElliottKoichi CastroLars MichaelsonThor Michaelson, and Diego Clemen who each earned individual championships. As a team, NWWC won its 6th tournament title of the folkstyle season. Congratulations to the following NWWC wrestlers:

Braeden Elliott, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 41 lbsBattle in the Woods Champion
Brayden Zappey, Bremerton, PeeWee, 47 lbs, Placed 3rd
Cayden Seevers, Poulsbo, Bantam, 50 lbs
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbsBattle in the Woods Champion
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 4th
Grady White, Port Townsend, Bantam, 73 lbs
Leonidas Wakonabo, Bremerton, Intermediate, 60 lbs
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 4th
Jace Brady, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Breylon Kelleher, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Simon Barlow, Port Townsend, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 75 lbs, Placed 3rd
Paris Kelleher, Pouslbo, Intermediate, 80 lbs
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 75 lbsBattle in the Woods Champion
River Crandall,  Chimacum, Novice, 85 lbs
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 95 lbsBattle in the Woods Champion
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 100 lbsBattle in the Woods Champion
Danny Wakonabo, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 98 lbs
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 110 lbs, Placed 2nd
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbsPlaced 2nd
Payton Kelleher, Poulsbo, Schoolboy, 152 lbs, Placed 4th
Estan Wakonabo, Bremerton, Cadet, 118 lbs, Placed 2nd

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01/30/2016
2016 Battle for the Mats
Twenty NWWC wrestlers traveled to Ferndale High School on Saturday, January 30th to compete at the 2016 Battle for the Mats tournament. Sixteen NWWC wrestlers returned home with top-3 medals including Braeden Elliott, Koichi Castro, Brendan David, Jace Brady, Thor Michaelson, Diego Clemen and Taylor Hernandez who each earned individual championships. As a team, NWWC won its 5th tournament championship of the folkstyle season. Congratulations to the following NWWC wrestlers:

Braeden Elliott, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 42 lbsBattle for the Mats Champion
Brayden Zappey, Bremerton, PeeWee, 45 lbs, Placed 3rd
Kyle Purves, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 46 lbsPlaced 3rd
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 45 lbs, Placed 4th
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbsBattle for the Mats Champion
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 65 lbsBattle for the Mats Champion
Grady White, Port Townsend, Bantam, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jace Brady, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbsBattle for the Mats Champion
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Breylon Kelleher, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 75 lbs, Placed 2nd
Paris Kelleher, Pouslbo, Intermediate, 80 lbs
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 80 lbs, Placed 2nd
River Crandall,  Chimacum, Novice, 85 lbs
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 90 lbsBattle for the Mats Champion
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 104 lbsBattle for the Mats Champion
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbsBattle for the Mats Champion
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolboy, 112 lbs, Placed 3rd
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbsPlaced 2nd

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01/29/2016
FOUR-PEAT!
USA Wrestling has ranked NWWC among the Top 50 Clubs nationwide for the fourth consecutive year. Congratulations NWWC!

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01/16-17/2016
2016 Oregon Wrestling Classic
Thirteen NWWC wrestlers traveled to Redmond, OR over the weekend of Jan 16th to compete at the 2016 Oregon Wrestling Classic. Six NWWC wrestlers returned home with top-4 finishes including Jace Brady of Kingston, age 9, who earned a first-place finish in the Intermediate 65 lbs division. The 2016 Oregon Wrestling Classic drew over 1100 elite youth wrestlers from 140 clubs throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Congratulations to all thirteen NWWC wrestlers who qualified for, and competed at the 2016 Oregon Wrestling Classic.

Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 45 lbs
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs
Jace Brady, Kingston, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Oregon Wrestling Classic Champion
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 75 lbs, Placed 4th
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 70 lbs
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 95 lbs, Placed 2nd
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 105 lbs
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 113 lbs, Placed 2nd
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbs
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, High School Women, 120 lbs, Placed 3rd

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01/10/2016
2016 Bad Draw Winter Showdown/Oregon Classic Qualifier
Seventeen NWWC wrestlers traveled to Snohomish, WA on Sunday, January 10th to compete at the 2016 Bad Draw Winter Showdown/Oregon Classic Qualifier. Fifteen NWWC wrestlers earned top-4 finishes and fourteen wrestlers qualified to compete at the 2016 Oregon Wrestling Classic. Jace BradyStone HartfordMitchell Neiner, Thor Michaelson and Diego Clemen each earned individual championships and lead NWWC to a second-place overall team finish. The Bad Draw Winter Showdown drew over four-hundred wrestlers from fifty different clubs across Washington, Oregon and British Columbia. Congratulations to all seventeen NWWC athletes.

 

Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 45 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 3rd
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jace Brady, Kingston, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Bad Draw Winter Showdown Champion
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 3rd
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 75 lbs, Bad Draw Winter Showdown Champion
Noah Carter, Bremerton, Intermediate, 87 lbs
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 65 lbs, Placed 3rd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 65 lbs, Bad Draw Winter Showdown Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Cole Tate, Belfair, Novice, 75 lbs, Placed 4th
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 95 lbs, Bad Draw Winter Showdown Champion
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 105 lbs, Bad Draw Winter Showdown Champion
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 113 lbs, Placed 2nd
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbs, Placed 2nd
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Cadet, 120 lbs, Placed 2nd

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01/09/2016
2016 NWWC Holiday Push-up Champions
Sixteen NWWC wrestlers won the 2016 NWWC Holiday Push-up Challenge by completing 2,000 push-ups (or more) over the 2-week Winter Break. In celebration, the 2016 NWWC Holiday Push-up Champions spent Saturday afternoon enjoying Star Wars: The Force Awakens in RealD 3D. Congratulations to all sixteen NWWC champions:

Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs, 2000
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, 4000
Jace Brady, Kingston, Intermediate, 65 lbs, 2000
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 65 lbs, 2000
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, 2120
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 70 lbs, 2000
Noah Carter, Bremerton, Intermediate, 80 lbs, 2247
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 65 lbs, 2900
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 65 lbs, 2100
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 75 lbs, 4000
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 95 lbs, 4001
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 105 lbs, 2000
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolboy, 112 lbs, 2016
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbs, 2000
Estan Wakonabo, Bremerton, Cadet, 120 lbs, 2000
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Cadet Women, 120 lbs, 3000

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2015 Winter Break Wrestling
Twenty NWWC athletes wrestled in five tournaments and one national team camp across four western states during the 2015 Winter Break. Combined, they earned ten individual championships and the 2016 Salt Lake Slam Novice Division Team Title. Congratulations to the following NWWC wrestlers.

Little Mountain Rumble (Mount Vernon High School) 12/20/2015
Kyle Purves, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 48 lbsPlaced 2nd
Taylor Crittenden, Bremerton, Bantam, 55 lbs, Little Mountain Rumble Champion

Skagit Valley Holiday Classic (Burlington-Edison High School) 12/27/2015
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 70 lbs, Skagit valley Holiday Classic Champion
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 70 lbs, Skagit valley Holiday Classic Champion

USAW Cadet & Junior Women National Team Camp (ASU, Tempe, AZ) 12/28/2015
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Cadet Women, 52 KG

2016 TOA - Salt Lake Slam (Legacy Event Center, Salt Lake City, UT) 01/01/2016
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 45 lbs
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 65 lbs
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 65 lbs, 2016 TOA - Salt Lake Slam Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 90 lbs, Placed 2nd

2016 Z-Man (Liberty High School, Hillsboro, OR) 01/02/2016
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 75 lbs, 2016 Z-Man Champion

Elma Folkstyle Tournament (Elma High School) 01/03/2016
Jensen Emmons, Port Orchard, PeeWee 44 lbs, Placed 2nd
Dalton Watson, Bremerton, PeeWee, 44 lbs, Placed 3rd
Cayden Seevers, Poulsbo, Bantam, 50 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Elma Folkstyle Tournament Champion
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 70 lbs, Placed 4th
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Jace Brady, Kingston, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Elma Folkstyle Tournament Champion
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 112 lbs, Elma Folkstyle Tournament Champion
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbs, Elma Folkstyle Tournament Champion
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 120 lbs, Elma Folkstyle Tournament Champion

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12/19/2015
Battle for the Belts IV
Seven NWWC wrestlers traveled to West Linn, Oregon on Saturday, December 19th to compete at the 4th annual Battle for the Belts tournament. Six NWWC wrestlers returned home with top-3 medals and Mitchell Neiner of Port Orchard, age 11, returned home with the Outstanding Wrestler Title Belt for the Novice division, an award and honor bestowed through votes by the attending team coaches. Congratulations to all seven NWWC wrestlers.

Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 3rd
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jace Brady, Kingston, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 65 lbs, Battle for the Belts IV Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 75 lbs, Placed 3rd
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 95 lbs, Battle for the Belts IV Champion
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 105 lbs

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12/13/2015
2015 Northwest Ultimate Wrestler
Sixty-six NWWC wrestlers capped the Fall Folkstyle session with a gritty performance at the 2015 Northwest Ultimate Wrestler tournament at the Kitsap Pavilion on Sunday, Dec 13th. Thirty NWWC wrestlers placed in the top four and six NWWC wrestlers won their division to lead NWWC to its fifth consecutive top-3 team finish. The 2015 Northwest Ultimate Wrestler drew almost five hundred young athletes representing forty-nine wrestling clubs from Alaska, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. 

Congratulations to all sixty-six NWWC wrestlers:

Zayne Wainwright, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 39 lbs,  Placed 4th
Braeden Elliott, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 40 lbs, Placed 3rd
Mason Abbott, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 41 lbs, Placed 3rd
Dalton Watson, Bremerton, PeeWee, 43 lbs, Placed 2nd
Tyler Abbott, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 45 lbs, Placed 3rd
Brayden Zappey, Bremerton, PeeWee, 45 lbs, Placed 2nd
Waylon Hoyt, Tahuya, PeeWee, 45 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jensen Emmons, Port Orchard, PeeWee 46 lbs, Placed 2nd
Zachary Van Slyke, Bremerton, PeeWee, 56 lbs, Northwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion
Carson Tate, Belfair, Bantam, 40 lbs, Placed 4th
Brayden Moore, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs
Ethan Boice-Phillips, Silverdale, Bantam, 50 lbs
Cayden Seevers, Poulsbo, Bantam, 50 lbs
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 3rd
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 2nd
Brodie Schessler, Port Orchard, Bantam, 55 lbs
Taylor Crittenden, Bremerton, Bantam, 55 lbs, Placed 3rd
Parker Byrd, Port Orchard, Bantam, 60 lbs
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 65 lbs, Placed 3rd
Kini Sofa, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 55 lbs, Placed 3rd
Kalel Wilks, Bremerton, Intermediate, 60 lbs
Leonidas Wakonabo, Bremerton, Intermediate, 60 lbs
Ean Ames, Silverdale, Intermediate, 60 lbs
Kiersten Wainwright, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 60 lbs
Jace Brady, Kingston, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Northwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion
Ava Boice-phillips, Silverdale, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs
Owen Moore, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Richard Crakes, Bremerton, Intermediate, 70 lbs
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 4th
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 75 lbs, Placed 2nd
Scout Deitrich, Silverdale, Intermediate, 75 lbs
Jason Nahorny, Silverdale, Intermediate, 75 lbs
Noah Carter, Bremerton, Intermediate, 80 lbs
Jatarius Watkins, Silverdale, Intermediate, 103 lbs, Placed 4th
Kyley-Rae Sofa, Port Orchard, Novice, 60 lbs
Bobby Counselman, Port Orchard, Novice, 60 lbs
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 65 lbs, Placed 3rd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 65 lbs, Northwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion
Savannah Sinclair, Bremerton, Novice, 70 lbs
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 75 lbs, Northwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion
Cole Tate, Belfair, Novice, 75 lbs, Placed 3rd
Randall Galbraith, Bremerton, Novice, 80 lbs
Ayden Knight, Port Orchard, Novice, 80 lbs
Joe Dacy, Bremerton, Novice, 85 lbs
Cameron Ball, Port Orchard, Novice, 85 lbs
Ryder Wright, Seabeck, Novice, 90 lbs
Coby Vaughan, Grapeview, Novice, 90 lbs
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 95 lbs, Northwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 105 lbs, Placed 2nd
Devin Miller, Silverdale, Novice, 120 lbs, Placed 2nd
Matthew Chichester, Bremerton, Novice, 140 lbs
Anna Harvey, Port Orchard, Novice, 140+ lbs
Zachary Counselman, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 84 lbs
Alex Sinclair, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 91 lbs, Placed 4th
Danny Wakonabo, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 91 lbs
Micheal Murray, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 98 lbs
Michael Chichester, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 98 lbs
Reis Ecklund, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 98 lbs
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolboy, 112 lbs
Caden Cucciardi, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 120 lbs
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 128 lbs, Placed 3rd
Micah Lamb, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 255 lbs, Placed 2nd
Estan Wakonabo, Bremerton, Cadet, 120 lbs, Placed 3rd
Dylan Read, Poulsbo, Open Division, 163 lbs, Northwest Ultimate Wrestler Champion

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12/06/2015
2015 Steelclaw Folkstyle Challenge
Fifteen NWWC wrestlers traveled to Sedro-Woolley High School on Sunday, December 6th, 2015 to compete at the 10th annual Steelclaw Folkstyle Challenge. Thirteen NWWC wrestlers finished the tournament with top-3 place finishes, six NWWC wrestlers finished first in their division and all fifteen NWWC wrestlers returned home as 2015 Steelclaw Folkstyle Team Champions. Congratulations to the following NWWC wrestlers:

Braeden Elliot, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 41 lbsSteelclaw Champion
Kyle Purves, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 46 lbsPlaced 3rd
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 4th
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jace Brady, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 75 lbsSteelclaw Champion
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 70 lbsSteelclaw Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 75 lbsSteelclaw Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 95 lbsSteelclaw Champion
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, Novice, 105 lbsSteelclaw Champion
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Schoolboy, 77 lbs, Placed 2nd
Micheal Murray, Bremerton, Schoolboy, 98 lbs, Placed 3rd
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolboy, 112 lbs, Placed 4th
Gavin Davis, Gig Harbor, Schoolboy, 132 lbs, Placed 3rd

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11/27/2015
2015 Tough Guy Tournament
Nineteen NWWC wrestlers traveled to White River High School in Buckley, WA on the morning after Thanksgiving to weigh-in and compete at the 2015 Tough Guy Tournament. Nine NWWC wrestlers returned home with top-3 place finishes including Mitchell Neiner of Port Orchard, age 11, who earned his second consecutive Tough Guy championship and lead NWWC to a 2nd-place overall team finish. The Tough Guy Tournament, a varsity-level tournament, drew over 400 young athletes and 40 teams from Pierce County and the surrounding areas. Congratulations to the following NWWC wrestlers:

Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 8 & Under, 46 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, 8 & Under, 49 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, 8 & Under, 49 lbs
Cayden Seevers, Poulsbo, 8 & Under, 54 lbs
Taylor Crittenden, Bremerton, 8 & Under, 54 lbs
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, 8 & Under, 63 lbs, Placed 2nd
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, 8 & Under, 63 lbs, Placed 5th
Noah Carter, Bremerton, 8 & Under, 78 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jace Brady, Poulsbo, 12 & Under, 63 lbs, Placed 3rd
Savannah Sinclair, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 66 lbs, Placed 3rd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, 12 & Under, 66 lbsTough Guy Champion
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, 12 & Under, 69 lbs
Cole Tate, Belfair, 12 & Under, 69 lbs, Placed 2nd
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 73 lbs, Placed 2nd
Coby Vaughan, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 86 lbs
Alex Sinclair, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 86 lbs, Placed 6th
Michael Chichester, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 91 lbs, Placed 5th
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 91 lbs, Placed 2nd
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 110 lbs, Placed 5th

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11/22/2015
Wildcat Thanksgiving Throwdown
Twelve NWWC wrestlers traveled to Oak Harbor, WA on Sunday, November 22nd to compete at the Wildcat Thanksgiving Throwdown. Taylor Crittenden of Bremerton, age 6, Koichi Castro of Port Orchard, age 7 and Jaxon Johnson of Poulsbo, age 8, each earned a first-place finish in their respective age/weight division and led NWWC to its second tournament team championship of the weekend. Congratulations to all twelve NWWC wrestlers.

 

Brayden Zappey, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 43 lbs, Placed 2nd
Kyle Purves, Port Orchard, PeeWee, 46 lbs, Placed 2nd
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Wildcat Thanksgiving Throwdown Champion
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, Bantam, 50 lbs, Placed 2nd
Cayden Seevers, Poulsbo, Bantam, 50 lbs
Taylor Crittenden, Bremerton, Bantam, 55 lbs, Wildcat Thanksgiving Throwdown Champion
Brendan David, Port Orchard, Bantam, 65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Kini Sofa, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 50 lbs
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Wildcat Thanksgiving Throwdown Champion
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Kyley-Rea Sofa, Port Orchard, Novice, 60 lbs, Placed 2nd
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolboy, 113 lbs, Placed 4th

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11/20-21/2015
2015 TOA Northwest Bigfoot Battle
Thirteen NWWC wrestlers traveled to Spokane, WA over the weekend of November 20th to compete at the 2015 TOA Northwest Bigfoot Battle. Eight NWWC wrestlers returned home with individual trophies including Quinn Lawrence, Cole Tate, Mitchell Neiner, Lars Michaelson and Thor Michaelson who also delivered NWWC it's first TOA Tournament Team Trophy (Novice Division Champions). Mitchell Neiner of Port Orchard, age 11, and Thor Michaelson of Bremerton, age 11, led the performance with individual championships. The Bigfoot Battle, a regional-level tournament and national-ranking qualifier, drew over 900 top youth wrestlers from 136 teams throughout eleven western states.

Congratulations to all thirteen NWWC wrestlers:

 

Carson Tate, Belfair, Bantam, 40 lbs
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 45 lbs
Ean Ames, Bremerton, Intermediate True Beginner, 60 lbs
Jace Brady, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Intermediate, 70 lbs, Placed 6th
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 65 lbs, Northwest Bigfoot Battle Champion
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 65 lbsPlaced 6th
Cole Tate, Belfair, Novice, 65 lbs, Placed 3rd
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 90 lbsNorthwest Bigfoot Battle Champion
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, Middle School, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Kieko Brady, Poulsbo, Middle School True Beginner, 88 lbs, Placed 3rd
Micheal Murray, Bremerton, Middle School, 98 lbs

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11/14/2015
2015 Anacortes Hawkeyes Open
Undeterred by the canceled NWWC takedown tournament and the pouring rain outside, eight NWWC wrestlers traveled to Anacortes, WA on Saturday, November 14th to compete at the 2015 Anacortes Hawkeyes Open. Seven NWWC wrestlers returned home with medals including four champions. Congratulations to all eight NWWC wrestlers.

 

Brayden ZappeyPort Orchard, PeeWee, 42 lbsPlaced 2nd
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, Bantam, 50 lbs
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, Intermediate, 65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Novice, 65 lbs, Hawkeyes Open Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 75 lbs, Hawkeyes Open Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Novice, 90 lbs, Hawkeyes Open Champion
Hannah Johnson, Poulsbo, Schoolgirl, 112 lbs, Placed 2nd
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, Female (Cadet), 124 lbsHawkeyes Open Champion

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11/08/2015
2015 Jr. MidCals
Five NWWC wrestlers traveled to Gilroy, California over the weekend of November 7th to challenge California's top middle school wrestlers at the 2015 Jr. MidCal Wrestling Championships. Taylor Hernandez of Port Orchard, age 13, led the cause with a third-place finish in the 70 lb division. Congratulations to all five NWWC wrestlers.

 

Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, 70 lbs, Placed 5th
Cole Tate, Belfair, 70 lbs
Taylor Hernandez, Port Orchard, 70 lbsPlaced 3rd
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, 90 lbsPlaced 5th
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, 105 lbs, Placed 7th

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10/31/2015
2015 TOA Las Vegas Royal Crush
NWWC's Quinn Lawrence of Poulsbo, age 10, traveled to Las Vegas, NV over Halloween weekend to compete at the 2015 TOA Las Vegas Royal Crush. Mr. Lawrence earned a third-place finish in the Novice 65 lb division. Congratulation to Quinn Lawrence.




Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Novice, 65 lbsPlaced 3rd

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10/25/2015
2015 Freak Show
Three NWWC preseason wrestlers traveled to the Westgate Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV over the weekend of October 24, 2015 to compete at the 2015 Southwest Kickoff Classic ("The Freak Show of Amateur Wrestling"). Lars Michaelson of Bremerton, age 10, and Thor Michaelson of Bremerton, age 11, both returned home with top-3 finishes. The Freak Show drew over 2400 youth and high school wrestlers from throughout the Western United States. Congratulations to all three NWWC wrestlers.

 

Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, 10 & Under, 69 lbs, Placed 2nd
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 86 lbs, Placed 3rd
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, High School Women's Elite, 116 lbs

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10/17/2015
2015 Thunderdome Throwdown
Sixteen NWWC preseason wrestlers traveled to Highline Community College in Des Moines, WA on October 17, 2015 to compete at the 6th annual Thunderdome Throwndown wrestling tournament. Eight NWWC wrestlers earned top-3 finishes and returned home with medals including Stone Hartford, Mitchell Neiner and Thor Michaelson who each won gold. The Thunderdome Throwdown drew nearly 300 youth and high school wrestlers from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia. Congratulations to all sixteen NWWC wrestlers.

 

Kyle Purves, Port Orchard, 6 & Under, 43 lbs
Brayden ZappeyPort Orchard, 6 & Under, 43 lbsPlaced 3rd
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 6 & Under, 49 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, 8 & Under, 50 lbs
Savannah Sinclair, Bremerton, 10 & Under, 65 lbs, Placed 2nd
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, 10 & Under, 69 lbs, Placed 2nd
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, 10 & Under, 77 lbs, Thunderdome Throwdown Champion
Randall Galbraith, Bremerton, 10 & Under, 89 lbs, Placed 2nd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, 12 & Under, 66 lbs, Thunderdome Throwdown Champion
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, 12 & Under, 66 lbsPlaced 2nd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, 12 & Under, 70 lbsPlaced 2nd
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 74 lbs
Vince Nabors, Port Orchard, 12 & Under, 82 lbs, Placed 3rd
Brooklyn Roberts, Port Orchard, 12 & Under, 86 lbs
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 90 lbsThunderdome Throwdown Champion
Michael Chichester, Bremerton, 12 & Under, 90 lbs
Andrew Adams, Port Orchard, 15U, 116 lbs
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, High School Girls Division, 124 lbs