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.
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 lbs, Thunderdome Throwdown Champion
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.
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.