It's really hard to win a state title in New Jersey.
Each year only 14 wrestlers are crowned champions at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
Dave Santamaria of CBA and Troy Heilmann of South Plainfield know it all too well, each having made it to the finals three times without reaching the top of the podium.
Check out the best wrestlers to never win a state title ranked by NJ state medals!
Here are the top thirteen!
Rank - Name - Score - Medals
#1 - Dave Santamaria - CBA - 45 - 4,2,2,2
#2 - Bryan Nunziato - Bergen Catholic - 42 - 4,2,2,4
#2 - Troy Heilmann - South Plainfield - 42 - 6,2,2,2
#4 - James Reaves - Vineland - 41 - 3,3,4,2
#5 - Dave Greenwald - St. Mary's - 40 - 4,5,2,2
#5 - Zach Tanelli - Millburn - 40 - 6,2,2,3
#7 - Cory Posey - Westfield - 39 - 5,3,2,3
#7 - Tommy Spellman - Kittatinny - 39 - 4,3,3,3
#9 - Zac Cunliffe - Howell - 38 - 6,3,3,2
#10 - Kevin Devoy - Burlington Township - 37 - 4,4,4,3
#11 - Dave Frisby - Paulsboro - 36 - 2,2,2
#11 - Gary Dinmore - Hunterdon Central - 36 - 2,2,2
#11 - Mtume Goodrum - Absegami - 36 - 2,2,2
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