1956 Louisiana Interscholastic Wrestling Championships

New Orleans Athletic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana

March 9-10, 1956

Final Team Standings      State Champions & Runners-Up

Final Team Standings

Place School - Winning Head Coach Points
1 Holy Cross - Brother Melchior Polowy 79
2 Jesuit 6
2 Fortier 6
4 St. Aloysius 5
5 Warren Easton 0

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State Champions & Runners-Up

Outstanding Wrestler in Bold

Weight Class State Champion School Runner-Up School Score
95 Floyd Hindelang Holy Cross Robert Riecke Holy Cross 1:17
103 Mel Zimmer Holy Cross Lester Alfortish, Jr. Jesuit Decision
112 Allen Blanchard Holy Cross William Bethea Fortier Fall
120 Robert Chaisson Holy Cross Raymond Yates Holy Cross 3:20
127 Joseph Gallo Holy Cross James Blazek Jesuit 4-2
135 Vincent Schiro Holy Cross Gerald Lyons Holy Cross 2:40
145 Sal Cusimano Holy Cross Horace Mohon Fortier 2:38
155 John McCarroll Holy Cross Donald Dubroc Holy Cross 2:50
165 Robert Fabacher Holy Cross Charles Pinero Holy Cross 11-6
175 Howard Bode St. Aloysius Daniel Sentitles Holy Cross 11-4
185 Terrell Brunet Holy Cross Louis Cummins Holy Cross 1:47
Heavyweight John Ohlenforst Holy Cross Harry Schexnayder Holy Cross 3-2

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