Two heavyweight wrestlers have won three NJ state titles.
Ten won two titles.
One was a four-time medalist.
Ten went on to become NCAA All-Americans.
A couple were national champions.
One of the best wrestlers in men's freestyle history was a NJ state champion heavyweight.
Some even played in the NFL.
Check out the best wrestlers in NJ history ranked by heavyweight state medals!
Here are the top thirteen!
Rank - Name - Score - Medals
#1 - Tom Curl - Paulsboro - 49 - 5,3,1,1
#2 - Harry Lanzi - Newton - 48 - 1,1,1
#2 - Jimmy Lawson - Manchester - 48 - 1,1,1
#4 - Zach Rey - Hopatcong - 41 - 4,1,1
#5 - Stanley Howard - Paulsboro - 35 - 3,4,1
#6 - Bill Duff - Delran - 32 - 1,1
#6 - Bill Oberly - Washington - 32 - 1,1
#6 - Eric Chakonis - Don Bosco Prep - 32 - 1,1
#6 - Greg Troxell - Phillipsburg - 32 - 1,1
#6 - H. Baptiste - Woodbury - 32 - 1,1
#6 - Jermaine Ruffin - Paulsboro - 32 - 1,1
#6 - Lewis Fernandes - Voorhees - 32 - 1,1
#6 - Pete Jilleba - Madison - 32 - 1,1
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