The best wrestlers of the 1950s are lead by four-time medalist and NJ state champion Johnston Oberly of Washington (now Warren Hills).
Johnston's brother Bill won two NJ titles before becoming an NCAA champion at Penn State.
State champion Sam Crosby of Somerville placed four times.
Two-time state champion Nick Biondi of Union made three state finals appearances.
Over a dozen wrestlers from this decade 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 - Johnston Oberly - Washington - 1957 - 49 - 4,2,2,1
#2 - Sam Crosby - Somerville - 1955 - 48 - 3,3,1,2
#3 - Nick Biondi - Union - 1954 - 44 - 2,1,1
#4 - Mario Gentile - Bound Brook - 1959 - 42 - 3,1,1
#5 - Dave Frisby - Paulsboro - 1954 - 36 - 2,2,2
#6 - Stanley Howard - Paulsboro - 1956 - 35 - 3,4,1
#7 - Jim Gentile - Paulsboro - 1953 - 33 - 4,2,2
Over 190 New Jersey wrestlers made the list!
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