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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 seven years, NWWC wrestlers have amassed 641 State Championship Medals, 157 Individual State Titles, 60 USAW 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 2018, NWWC was ranked among USA Wrestling's Top 50 Clubs nationwide for the sixth consecutive year. Follow this year's accomplishments (major tournaments) as they get posted below.

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11/16-17/2018
2018 TOA Northwest Bigfoot Battle
Twenty-one NWWC wrestlers traveled to Spokane, WA over the weekend of November 16th to compete at the 2018 TOA Northwest Bigfoot Battle. Thirteen NWWC wrestlers medaled including Samuel Moran of Gig Harbor, age 7 and Brendan David of Port Orchard, age 9, who both finished first in their division. The Bigfoot Battle, a regional-level tournament and national-ranking qualifier, drew nearly 1200 top youth wrestlers from 139 wrestling clubs from Washington and the western states.

Congratulations to all twenty-one NWWC wrestlers.

 

Daniel Moran, Gig Harbor, FLY, 41 lbs, Placed 4th
Devin Vally, Port Orchard, 8U, 53 lbs
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, 10U, 62 lbs, Northwest Bigfoot Battle Champion
Zander Allen, Port Orchard, 8U, 70 lbs
Uriah Allen, Port Orchard, 8U, 70 lbs
Addison Hunt, Belfair, 9U Girls, 60 lbs, Placed 3rd
Emma Allen, Port Orchard, 9U Girls, 94 lbs, Placed 2nd
Addison Hunt, Belfair, TB 10U, 52 lbs, Placed 3rd
Dylan Sternod, Port Orchard, 10U, 53 lbs, Placed 4th
Jonathan Robles, Port Orchard, 10U, 67 lbs, Placed 2nd
William Moran, Port Orchard, 10U, 67 lbs, Placed 3rd
Brendan David, Port Orchard, 10U, 105 lbs, Northwest Bigfoot Battle Champion
Hayden Sternod, Port Orchard, 12U, 63 lbs
Zane Divelbess, Poulsbo, 12U, 70 lbs
Koichi Castro, Port Orchard, 12U, 74 lbs
Wyatt Trogden, Poulsbo, 12U, 78 lbs
Brennen Williams, Port Orchard, 12U, 82 lbs, Placed 4th
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, 12U, 92 lbs
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Middle School, 83 lbs, Placed 6th
Quinn Lawrence, Poulsbo, Middle School, 87 lbs
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Middle School, 102 lbs, Placed 3rd
Johnathan Gressett, University Place, Middle School, 149 lbs, Placed 6th

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11/10/2018
Basin Brawl
Twelve NWWC wrestlers traveled over the mountains to Moses Lake, WA on Saturday, November 10th to compete at the Basin Brawl wrestling tournament. Throughout the day, NWWC battled in over fifty matches and after the Brawl was cleared, NWWC emerged with twelve medals and five individual championships. The Basin Brawl drew over 200 wrestlers from Idaho, Oregon and Washington State. Congratulations to all twelve NWWC wrestlers.

Townes Hoyt, Tahuya, 8U, 43 lbs
Townes Hoyt, Tahuya, 8U, 45 lbs, Placed 2nd
Jax Grabill, Port Orchard, 8U, 49 lbs, Placed 2nd
Zander Allen, Port Orchard, 8U, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Uriah Allen, Port Orchard, 8U, 70 lbs, Basin Brawl Champion
Dylan Sternod, Port Orchard, 10U, 53 lbs, Basin Brawl Champion
Addison Hunt, Belfair, 10U, 53 lbs
Dylan Sternod, Port Orchard, 10U, 56 lbs, Basin Brawl Champion
Addison Hunt, Belfair, 10U, 56 lbs, Placed 2nd
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, 10U, 59 lbs, Placed 2nd
Waylon Hoyt, Tahuya, 10U, 63 lbs
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, 10U, 63 lbs, Placed 4th
Waylon Hoyt, Tahuya, 10U, 67 lbs
Brendan David, Port Orchard, 10U, 105 lbs, Basin Brawl Champion
Emma Allen, Port Orchard, 10U, 105 lbs
Hayden Sternod, Port Orchard, 12U, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
William Moran, Port Orchard, 12U, 70 lbs, Basin Brawl Champion
William Moran, Port Orchard, 12U, 74 lbs, Placed 3rd

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11/04/2018
2018 Pacific Junior Open

NWWC sisters Hailey Roberts and Brooklyn Roberts traveled to Forest Grove, OR on November 4th to compete at the 2018 Pacific Junior Open. Brooklyn avenged her twin sister in the semi-finals and bested the number-one seed wrestler in the High School Girls 125 lb division to finish second overall. Congratulation to both NWWC wrestlers.

Hailey Roberts, Port Orchard, High School Girls, 125 lbs
Brooklyn Roberts, Port Orchard, High School Girls, 125 lbs, Placed 2nd

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10/28/2018
2018 Northwest Takedown Championships
NWWC and eighteen other wrestling clubs showed up at Bremerton High School on Sunday, October 28th to cap the preseason with a showdown at the 2018 Northwest Takedown Championships.  As a team, NWWC dominated the tournament with fifty-seven wrestlers earning fifty-one medals (top-3 finishes) and eighteen individual championships. Congratulations to all fifty-seven NWWC preseason wrestlers.

Reed Hoyt, Port Orchard, 6U, 39 lbs, Placed 5th
Liam Chichester, Bremerton, 6U, 39 lbs, Placed 4th
Daniel Moran, Gig Harbor, 6U, 39 lbs, Placed 3rd
Mazie Beaudoin, Poulsbo, 6U, 39 lbs, Placed 2nd
Colt Trogden, Poulsbo, 6U, 45 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion
Elsie Pedersen, Poulsbo, 6U, 52 lbs, Placed 4th
Brock Zappy, Port Orchard, 6U, 52 lbs, Placed 2nd
Townes Hoyt, Tahuya, 8U, 43 lbs, Placed 2nd
Townes Hoyt, Tahuya, 8U, 45 lbs, Placed 3rd
Jax Grabill, Port Orchard, 8U, 49 lbs, Placed 2nd
Trevor Retzloff, Seabeck, 8U, 49 lbs, Placed 3rd
Trevor Retzloff, Seabeck, 8U, 53 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion
Devin Vally, Port Orchard, 8U, 56 lbs Northwest Takedown Champion
Logan McGrath, Poulsbo, 8U, 62 lbs
Devin Vally, Port Orchard, 8U, 62 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion
Uriah Downs, Bremerton, 8U, 62 lbs, Placed 3rd
Uriah Allen, Port Orchard, 8U, 62 lbs, Placed 4th
Jacob Hurt, Poulsbo, 8U, 62 lbs
Brody Woods, Port Orchard, 8U, 62 lbs
Marshall Shoemaker, Port Orchard, 8U, 62 lbs
Logan McGrath, Poulsbo, 8U, 62 lbs, Placed 5th
Marshall Shoemaker, Port Orchard, 8U, 70 lbs, Placed 3rd
Zander Allen, Port Orchard, 8U, 70 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion
Brody Woods, Port Orchard, 8U, 70 lbs, Placed 4th
Uriah Downs, Bremerton, 8U, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Addison Hunt, Belfair, 10U, 53 lbs, Placed 3rd
Brent Bunag, Bremerton, 10U, 53 lbs, Placed 2nd
Dylan Sternod, Port Orchard, 10U, 56 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion
Kailey Balajadia, Bremerton, 10U, 56 lbs
Brent Bunog, Bremerton, 10U, 56 lbs, Placed 4th
Addison Hunt, Belfair, 10U, 56 lbs
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, 10U, 59 lbs, Placed 2nd
Caleb Novick, Port Orchard, 10U, 59 lbs, Placed 3rd
Albee Pedersen, Poulsbo, 10U, 63 lbs
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, 10U, 63 lbs, Placed 2nd
Waylon Hoyt, Tahuya, 10U, 63 lbs
Waylon Hoyt, Tahuya, 10U, 67 lbs, Placed 4th
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 10U 67 lbs, Placed 2nd
Julian-john Salas, Bremerton, 10U, 83 lbs, Placed 2nd
Brendan David, Port Orchard, 10U, 113 lbs, Placed 2nd
Kaiden Sorensen, Silverdale, 12U 61 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion
Hayden Sternod, Port Orchard, 12U, 67 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 12U, 67 lbs, Placed 3rd
William Moran, Port Orchard, 12U, 70 lbs, Placed 2nd
Zane Divelbess, Poulsbo, 12U, 74 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion
William Moran, Port Orchard, 12U, 74 lbs, Placed 2nd
Evan Bilow, Bremerton, 12U, 74 lbs, Placed 3rd
Tristen Simon, Seabeck, 12U, 78 lbs, Placed 2nd
Wyatt Trogden, Poulsbo, 12U, 78 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion
Brennen Williams, Port Orchard, 12U, 82 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion
Tristen Simon, Seabeck, 12U, 82 lbs, Placed 2nd
Brennen Williams, Port Orchard, 12U, 86 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, 12U, 92 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion
Stone Hartford, Port Orchard, Middle School, 87 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion
Ashon Roberts, Port Orchard, Middle School, 87 lbs, Placed 3rd
Quinn Lawrence, Poulbso, Middle School, 97 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, Middle School, 102 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, Middle School, 125 lbs, Placed 2nd
Benjamin Gomez, Poulsbo, Middle School, 130 lbs, Placed 2nd
Angelo Salas, Bremerton, Middle School, 145 lbs, Placed 4th
Johnathan Gressett, University Place, Middle School, 145 lbs, Placed 3rd
Makayla Beaudoin, Poulsbo, Middle School Girls, 105 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion
Savannah Sinclair, Bremerton, Middle School Girls, 105 lbs, Placed 2nd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, High School, 113 lbs, Placed 2nd
Michael Chichester, Bremerton, High School, 126 lbs
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, High School, 126 lbs
Roiel Sorensen, Silverdale, High School, 138 lbs
Estan Wakonabo, Bremerton, High School, 138 lbs, Placed 3rd
Alpha Cooper, Bremerton, High School, 152 lbs, Placed 4th
Micheal Murray, Bremerton, High School, 152 lbs, Placed 3rd
Diego Clemen, Bremerton, High School, 152 lbs, Placed 5th
Luis Clemen, Bremerton, High School, 160 lbs, Placed 2nd
Holly Beaudoin, Poulsbo, High School Girls, 127 lbs, Northwest Takedown Champion

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10/19-21/2018
2018 Freak Show
Six NWWC preseason wrestlers traveled to the Westgate Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV over the weekend of October 19, 2018 to compete at the 2018 Freak Show wrestling tournament. As a team, NWWC wrestled 30 matches over two days and returned home with three medals and one Freak Show Championship: William Moran of Gig Harbor, age 8, finished first-place in the 8U division. The sold-out tournament drew over 3500 youth and high school wrestlers from throughout the United States. Congratulations to all six NWWC wrestlers. 

Addison Hunt, Belfair, Girls Elementary, 54 lbs
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, 8U, 58 lbs
Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, 8U, 62 lbs
William Moran, Gig Harbor, 8U, 70 lbsFreak Show Champion
William Moran, Gig Harbor, 8U, 74 lbsPlaced 2nd
Holly Beaudoin, Poulsbo, Girls High School, 124 lbs, Placed 4th
Bobby Gomez, Poulsbo, 18U, 126 lbs
Estan Wakonabo, Bremerton, 18U, 126 lbs

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10/14/2018
2018 Thunderdome Throwdown
Seventeen NWWC wrestlers traveled to Highline College on Sunday, October 14th to compete at the 2018 Thunderdome Throwdown wrestling tournament.  As a team, NWWC earned fourteen medals (top-3 finish) and five individual championships. The 2018 Thunderdome Throwdown drew 228 youth and high school wrestlers from Washington, Oregon and British Columbia. Congratulations to all seventeen NWWC wrestlers.

Zander Allen, Port Orchard, 6U, 63 lbs, Placed 3rd
Uriah Allen, Port Orchard, 6U, 63 lbs, Thunderdome Throwdown Champion
Addison Hunt, Belfair, 8U, 54 lbs, Placed 2nd
Magnus Michaelson, Bremerton, 12U, 66 lbs, Placed 2nd
Evan Bilow, Bremerton, 12U, 73 lbs, Placed 3rd
Zane Divelbess, Poulsbo, 12U, 77 lbs, Placed 6th 
Ashton Roberts, Port Orchard, 12U, 81 lbs
Brennen Williams, Port Orchard, 12U, 81 lbs, Placed 2nd
Stone Hartford, Olalla, 12U, 86 lbs, Thunderdome Throwdown Champion
Jaxon Johnson, Poulsbo, 12U, 91 lbs, Placed 3rd
Stone Hartford, Olalla, 12U, 91 lbs, Placed 2nd
Mitchell Neiner, Port Orchard, 15U, 106 lbs, Placed 2nd
Lars Michaelson, Bremerton, 15U, 120 lbs, Placed 4th
Michael Chichester, Bremerton, 15U, 120 lbs
Bobby Gomez, Poulsbo, 15U, 138 lbs, Thunderdome Throwdown Champion
Jeremiah Rendon, Port Orchard, 15U, 182 lbs, Placed 2nd
Holly Beaudoin, Poulsbo, 18U Girls, 132 lbs, Thunderdome Throwdown Champion
Haley Michaelson, Bremerton, 18U Girls, 146 lbsThunderdome Throwdown Champion

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10/14/2018
2018 California World Challenge
Two NWWC brothers traveled to Clovis West High School in Clovis, CA over the weekend of October 13th to compete among California's top preseason high school and youth wrestlers at the 2018 California World Challenge. Both brothers returned home with a medal; William Moran of Gig Harbor, age 8, returned home with gold. The California World Challenge drew 875 wrestlers and 20 college wrestling recruiters from throughout the West Coast. Congratulations to both NWWC wrestlers.

Samuel Moran, Gig Harbor, 8U, 63 lbs, Placed 4th
William Moran, Gig Harbor, 8U, 70 lbs, California World Champion

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10/12/2018
2018 USAW Year-End National Rankings

USA Wrestling, the national governing body for the sport of wrestling, just released the year-end national rankings and six NWWC wrestlers made the exclusive list. Haley Michaelson of Bremerton finished #10 in the 18U 132 Womens Division, Holly Beaudoin of Poulsbo finished #13 in the 16U 112 Womens Division and out of the 12,869 athletes in the 14U division, Lars Michaelson of Bremerton finished #5 in 102, Mitchell Neiner of Port Orchard finished # 3 in 87 and Thor Michaelson of Bremerton finished #2 in 136. Rounding out the super six was Stone Hartford of Port Orchard who finished #8 in the 12U 82 division. The USAW Future Olympian Rankings are based off weighted points earned at qualifying regional and national tournaments. Congratulations to all six nationally-ranked NWWC wrestlers.

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