Phillipsburg has the third most individual state medals in New Jersey history.
Cody Harrison added a medal to the list in 2019 with his third place finish at 152 pounds.
John Barna won his third state title for Phillipsburg in 1982.
Boncher, Thompson, Poretta, Troxell, Zaro, and Fowler all were two-time state champions.
The top nine wrestlers in Stateliners history produced twenty-four medals and seventeen NJ titles.
They include a three-time state champion, six two-time state champions, and six three-time state medalists!
Check out the best Phillipsburg wrestlers of all-time ranked by state medals!
Here are the top nine!
Rank - Name - Year - Score - Medals
#1 - John Barna - 1982 - 48 - 1,1,1
#2 - Dave Boncher - 1986 - 44 - 1,1,2
#3 - Rick Thompson - 1973 - 41 - 4,1,1
#4 - Mike Coyle - 1995 - 37 - 4,1,2
#5 - Pete Poretta - 1994 - 36 - 7,1,1
#6 - Mark DeFrancesco - 1996 - 33 - 5,3,1
#7 - Greg Troxell - 1990 - 32 - 1,1
#7 - Robert Zaro - 1969 - 32 - 1,1
#7 - Sid Fowler - 1952 - 32 - 1,1
There have been 98 wrestlers who have won 144 medals in Phillipsburg's history!
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