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NWWC: Northwest Washington's Premier Wrestling Club

NWWC is a distinguished member of USA Wrestling and the premier Folkstyle, Freestyle & Greco-Roman wrestling club in Northwest Washington. Over the last eight years, NWWC wrestlers have amassed 785 State Championship Medals, 195 Individual State Titles, 71 USAW All-American Honors, 4 UWW All-American Honors, 5 Freestyle National Championships, 4 Greco-Roman National Championships, 2 Folkstyle National Titles and over $200,000 in College Wrestling Scholarships. In 2019, NWWC was ranked among USA Wrestling's Top 50 Clubs nationwide for the seventh consecutive year (ranked #5). Follow this year's accomplishments (major tournaments) as they get posted below.

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11/29/2019
Tough Guy

Fourteen NWWC wrestlers traveled to White River High School on Friday, November 29th to throw down with 550 other youth wrestlers at the infamous Tough Guy tournament. Throughout the tournament, NWWC tallied 21 wins by fall and finished with six medals and three individual championships. Congratulations to NWWC champions Samuel Moran of Gig Harbor, age 8, Peyton Beckett of Gig Harbor, age 8, Addison Hunt of Belfair, age 9, and all fourteen NWWC wrestlers.

Townes Hoyt, Tahuya, 8U, 46 lbs
Preston Beckett, Gig Harbor, 8U, 50 lbs
Paxton Beckett, Gig Harbor, 8U, 54 lbsPlaced 3rd
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, 8U, 69 lbsTough Guy Champion
Payton Beckett, Gig Harbor, 8U, 78 lbsTough Guy Champion
Uriah Allen, Port Orchard, 8U, 78 lbs, Placed 2nd
Zander Allen, Port Orchard, 8U, 78 lbs
Addison Hunt, Belfair, 12U, 57 lbs
Addison Hunt, Belfair, 12U, Girls 60 lbsTough Guy Champion
Waylon Hoyt, Tahuya, 12U, 73 lbs
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 12U, 73 lbs
William Moran, Gig Harbor, 12U, 77 lbsPlaced 2nd
Dominick Shannon, Gig Harbor, 12U, 81 lbs
Noah Leota, Port Orchard, 12U, 86 lbs
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, 12U, 103 lbsPlaced 5th

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11/24/2019
Trojan War

Sixteen NWWC wrestlers traveled to Auburn High School on Sunday, November 24th to compete at the Trojan War tournament. Over the course of the day, NWWC earned eighteen individual medals, nine individual championships and the Trojan War team title. Congratulations to all sixteen athletes.

Elijah Shannon, Gig Harbor, 6U, 34 lbs, Placed 2nd
Radley Berry, Port Orchard, 6U, 42 lbs, Placed 4th
Drake Strovink, Gig Harbor, 6U, 47 lbs, Trojan War Champion
Colt Trogden, Poulsbo, 8U, 49 lbs, Placed 4th
Preston Beckett, Gig Harbor, 8U, 53 lbs, Placed 3rd
Paxton Beckett, Gig Harbor, 8U, 56 lbs, Trojan War Champion
Uriah Allen, Port Orchard, 8U, 85 lbs, Placed 2nd
Zander Allen, Port Orchard, 8U, 85 lbs, Trojan War Champion
Addison Hunt, Belfair, 10U, 59 lbs, Trojan War Champion
Addison Hunt, Belfair, Girls Elementary, 59 lbs, Trojan War Champion
Curtis Camus, Port Orchard, 10U, 63 lbs, Trojan War Champion
Curtis Camus, Port Orchard, 10U, 67 lbs, Placed 4th
Ulysses Heather, Port Orchard, 10U, 67 lbs, Placed 2nd
Uriah Allen, Port Orchard, 10U, 71 lbs, Trojan War Champion
Ulysses Heather, Port Orchard, 10U, 71 lbs, Placed 2nd
Payton Beckett, Gig Harbor, 10U, 77 lbs, Trojan War Champion
Zander Allen, Port Orchard, 10U, 77 lbs, Placed 4th
Rowdy Berry, Port Orchard, 12U, 63 lbs, Placed 2nd
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 12U, 74 lbs, Placed 4th
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 12U, 78 lbs, Placed 2nd
Dominick Shannon, Gig Harbor, 12U, 84 lbs, Placed 2nd
Dominick Shannon, Gig Harbor, 12U, 92 lbs, Placed 3rd
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, 16U, 160 lbs, Trojan War Champion

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11/23/2019

2019 TOA Northwest Bigfoot Battle
Twenty-two NWWC wrestlers traveled to Spokane, WA over the weekend of November 22nd to compete at the 2019 TOA Northwest Bigfoot Battle. Seventeen NWWC wrestlers medaled including Zander Allen of Port Orchard, age 7, Addison Hunt of Belfair, age 9, William Moran of Gig Harbor, age 9 and Lars Michaelson of Bremerton, age 14 who all finished first in their division. The Bigfoot Battle, a regional-level tournament and national-ranking qualifier, drew over 1400 top youth wrestlers from 153 wrestling clubs from Washington and the western states. Congratulations to all twenty-two NWWC wrestlers.

Reed Hoyt, Tahuya, True Beginner 6U, 35 lbs, Placed 3rd
Daniel Moran, Gig Harbor, True Beginner 6U, 45 lbs, Placed 3rd
Colton Fernandez, Gig Harbor, 8U, 43 lbs
Townes Hoyt, Tahuya, 8U, 43 lbs
Uriah Allen, Port Orchard, 8U, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Zander Allen, Port Orchard, 8U, 85 lbs, 2019 Bigfoot Battle Champion
Addison Hunt, Belfair, Girls 10U, 60 lbs, 2019 Bigfoot Battle Champion
Hayden Fernandez, Gig Harbor, 10U, 53 lbs
Addison Hunt, Belfair, 10U, 59 lbs
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, 10U, 67 lbs, Placed 4th
Waylon Hoyt, Tahuya, 10U, 71 lbs, Placed 6th
William Moran, Gig Harbor, 10U, 77 lbs, 2019 Bigfoot Battle Champion
Dylan Sternod, Port Orchard, 12U, 63 lbs, Placed 6th
Brennen Williams, Port Orchard 12U, 82 lbs, Placed 3rd
Noah Leota, Port Orchard, 12U, 86 lbs, Placed 5th
Brendan David, Port Orchard, 12U, 135 lbs, Placed 5th
Hayden Sternod, Port Orchard, Middle School, 77 lbs
Stone Hartford, Olalla, Middle School, 92 lbs, Placed 3rd
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, Middle School, 102 lbs
Colin McIntyre, Vashon Island, Middle School, 106 lbs, Placed 2nd
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Middle School, 136 lbs, 2019 Bigfoot Battle Champion
Elias Nelson, Vashon Island, Middle School, 165 lbs, Placed 4th
Grace Leota, Port Orchard, True Beginner Middle School, 168 lbs, Placed 3rd

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11/16/2019
Punisher Proving Grounds

Twenty-two NWWC wrestlers traveled to Arlington High School on Saturday, November 16th to compete at the inaugural Punisher Proving Grounds tournament. After the contest, NWWC returned home with twenty-four medals, nine individual championships and Lars Michaelson of Bremerton, age 14, won the Outstanding Wrestler award in the Junior Division. Congratulations to all twenty-two wrestlers.

Reed Hoyt, Tahuya, 6U, 34 lbs, Punisher Proving Ground Champion
Titan McCarty, Poulsbo, 6U, 37 lbs, Placed 2nd
Radley Berry, Port Orchard, 6U, 43 lbs, Placed 4th
Drake Strovink, Gig Harbor, 6U, 45 lbs, Placed 3rd
Daniel Moran, Gig Harbor, 6U, 47 lbs, Placed 3rd
Townes Hoyt, Tahuya, 8U, 43 lbs, Placed 2nd
Townes Hoyt, Tahuya, 8U, 45 lbs, Placed 3rd
Uriah Allen, Port Orchard, 8U, 70 lbs, Punisher Proving Ground Champion
Zander Allen, Port Orchard, 8U, 85 lbs, Punisher Proving Ground Champion
Ryker McCarty, Poulsbo, 10U, 56 lbs, Placed 3rd
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, 10U, 67 lbs, Placed 2nd
Waylon Hoyt, Tahuya, 10U, 71 lbs, Placed 2nd
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, 10U, 71 lbs, Punisher Proving Ground Champion
Rowdy Berry, Port Orchard, 12U, 64 lbs, Placed 2nd
Kaiden Sorensen, Silverdale, 12U, 64 lbs, Placed 3rd
Waylon Hoyt, Tahuya, 12U, 70 lbs, Placed 4th
Kaiden Sorensen, Silverdale, 12U, 70 lbs
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 12U, 74 lbs
William Moran, Gig Harbor, 12U, 78 lbs, Placed 2nd
William Moran, Gig Harbor, 12U, 82 lbs, Placed 2nd
Brendan David, Port Orchard, 12U, 135 lbs
Wyatt Trogden, Poulsbo, 14U, 83 lbs, Placed 4th
Wyatt Trogden, Poulsbo, 14U, 87 lbs
Stone Hartford, Olalla, 14U, 97 lbs, Punisher Proving Ground Champion
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, 14U, 102 lbs, Placed 3rd
Peter Pauly, Bremerton, 14U, 106 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, 14U, 110 lbs, Punisher Proving Ground Champion
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, 14U, 114 lbs, Placed 3rd
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, 16U, 147 lbs, Punisher Proving Ground Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, 16U, 160 lbs, Punisher Proving Ground Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Junior, 137 lbs, Punisher Proving Ground Champion

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11/01-03/2019

11/09/2019
2019 Anacortes Hawkeye Open

Fourteen NWWC wrestlers launched the 2019-2020 Folkstyle tournament season with a trip to Fidalgo Elementary School on Saturday, November 9 to compete at the 2019 Anacortes Hawkeye Open. From beginning to end, NWWC delivered fierce competition, finishing with thirty-two wins by fall, eighteen medals and nine individual championships. Congratulations to all fourteen NWWC wrestlers.

Daniel Moran, Gig Harbor, 6U, 44 lbs, Placed 3rd
Drake Strovink, Gig Harbor, 6U, 49 lbs, 2019 Anacortes Hawkeye Open Champion
Preston Beckett, Gig Harbor, 8U, 49 lbs, Placed 4th
Paxton Beckett, Gig Harbor, 8U, 56 lbs, Placed 3rd
Ulysses Heather, Port Orchard, 10U, 67 lbs, Placed 2nd
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, 10U, 67 lbs, 2019 Anacortes Hawkeye Open Champion
Ulysses Heather, Port Orchard, 10U, 71 lbs, Placed 3rd
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, 10U, 71 lbs, 2019 Anacortes Hawkeye Open Champion
Payton Beckett, Gig Harbor, 10U, 77 lbs, Placed 2nd
Kaiden Sorensen, Silverdale, 12U, 63 lbs, 2019 Anacortes Hawkeye Open Champion
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 12U, 74 lbs
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 12U, 78 lbs, Placed 3rd
William Moran, Gig Harbor, 12U, 78 lbs, Placed 2nd
William Moran, Gig Harbor, 12U, 82 lbs, Placed 2nd
Brendan David, Port Orchard, 12U, 136 lbs, 2019 Anacortes Hawkeye Open Champion
Stone Hartford, Olalla, 14U, 97 lbs, Placed 4th
Stone Hartford, Olalla, 14U, 102 lbs, Placed 3rd
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, 16U, 144 lbs, 2019 Anacortes Hawkeye Open Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, 16U, 152 lbs, 2019 Anacortes Hawkeye Open Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Junior, 138 lbs, 2019 Anacortes Hawkeye Open Champion
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, Junior, 152 lbs, 2019 Anacortes Hawkeye Open Champion

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11/01-03/2019
2019 U15 Pan American Championships

NWWC high school freshman Thor Michaelson of Bremerton, age 15, traveled to Panama City, Panama over the week of October 28th to compete for the United States at the 2019 U15 Pan American Freestyle & Greco-Roman Wrestling Championships. Over the course of the two tournaments, Michaelson posted an undefeated record with wins over Brazil, Columbia, Mexico, Panama and Peru. Michaelson’s performance garnered two gold medals and helped Team USA win both events handily. Congratulations to Thor Michaelson. Click here to read about it in the Kitsap Sun

2019 U15 Pan American Freestyle Championships
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, 15U, 68 kg, 2019 Pan American Freestyle Champion

2019 U15 Pan American Greco-Roman Championships
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, 15U, 68 kg, 2019 Pan American Greco-Roman Champion

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11/02/2019
Weekend Wrestling Results

NWWC high school wrestlers Logan Parrish of Gig Harbor and Robbie Allred of Shelton traveled to Eastern Washigington and Denver, Colorado to seek out pre-season competition over the weekend of November 2nd. Over the weekend, Parrish finished first at the Lilac City Tournament while Allred finished with a 3-2 record giving up only one takedown at the Monster Mash tournament in Colorado. Congratulations to both boys.

WSWA Lilac City Tournament Series #1, Spokane, WA
Logan Parrish, Gig Harbor, High School, 130 lbs, Placed 1st

2019 RMN Monster Match Nationals, Denver, CO
Robbie Allred, Shelton, 18U, 145 lbs

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10/26/2019
CCC Takedown Tournament

Four NWWC high school wrestlers traveled to Oregon City, OR on Saturday, Oct 26th to compete at the Clackamas Community College Takedown Tournament. Throughout the day, NWWC racked up eight wins, three medals and Robbie Allred of Shelton, HS Junior, finished second in the College Open 157 lb division. Congratulation to all four boys.

Logan Parrish, Gig Harbor, High School, 140 lbs
Braden MacAlevy, Shelton, High School, 140 lbs
Cameron MacAlevy, Shelton, High School, 140 lbs, Placed 4th
Robbie Allred, Shelton, High School, 160 lbs, Placed 3rd
Robbie Allred, Shelton, College Open, 157 lbs, Placed 2nd

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10/11-13/2019
Weekend Wrestling Results

Six NWWC wrestlers traveled far and wide over the weekend of October 11th to compete at two of the most competitive pre-season wrestling tournaments in the United States. William and Samuel Moran of Gig Harbor traveled south to Fresno, CA to compete at the 2019 California World Challenge while Stone Hartford of Port Orchard, Mitchell Neiner of Port Orchard and Thor and Lars Michaelson of Bremerton traveled east to Greensboro, NC to compete at the 2019 Super 32 Challenge. Altogether, the six boys wrestled twenty-three matches and returned home with four medals. Congratulations boys.

2019 Super 32 Challenge
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Middle School, 90 lbs
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Middle School, 136 lbs
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, High School, 106 lbs
Thor Michaelson, Bremerton, High School, 145 lbs

2019 California World Challenge
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, 8U, 63 lbs, Placed 5th
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, 8U, 70 lbs, Placed 5th
William Moran, Gig Harbor, 10U, 76 lbs, Placed 2nd
William Moran, Gig Harbor, 10U, 80 lbs, Placed 2nd

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9/28/2019
2019 RMN Cosmic Clash

Two NWWC wrestlers traveled to Denver, CO over the weekend of September 27 to compete under the black lights of the 2019 RMN Cosmic Clash. Both athletes recorded a pair of wins and finished 5th in their division. Congratulations to both wrestlers.

Addison Hunt, Belfair, Girls Grades 3-5, 58 lbs, Placed 5th
Grady White, Port Townsend, Boys 12U, 114 lbs, Placed 5th

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