The best wrestlers of the 1950s are lead four-time medalist and two-time state champion Sal D'Amico of Roselle Park.
Four-time medalists and NJ state champions Johnston Oberly of Washington (now Warren Hills) and Sam Crosby of Somerville round out the top three.
Johnston's brother Bill won two NJ titles before becoming an NCAA champion at Penn State.
Two-time state champion Nick Biondi of Union made three state finals appearances.
Four wrestlers from this decade were three-time finalists, and over fifteen won two state titles.
Check out the best wrestlers from 1950 to 1959 ranked by NJ state medals!
Here are the top seven!
Rank - Name - Team - Year - Score - Medals
#1 - Sal D'Amico - Roselle Park - 1951 - 54 - 2,3,1,1
#2 - Johnston Oberly - Washington - 1957 - 49 - 4,2,2,1
#3 - Sam Crosby - Somerville - 1955 - 48 - 3,3,1,2
#4 - Nick Biondi - Union - 1954 - 44 - 2,1,1
#5 - Ken Miller - Union - 1951 - 42 - 3,1,1
#5 - Mario Gentile - Bound Brook - 1959 - 42 - 3,1,1
#7 - James Reaves - Vineland - 1951 - 41 - 3,3,4,2
#8 - Dave Frisby - Paulsboro - 1954 - 36 - 2,2,2
#9 - Stanley Howard - Paulsboro - 1956 - 35 - 3,4,1
#10 - Jim Gentile - Paulsboro - 1953 - 33 - 4,2,2
Over 200 wrestlers made the list!
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