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Michael Phelps Congratulates Summit Swim Team For Winning State Title

After the Summit Boys' Swim Team took home their first State Title in school history on Saturday, a swimmer and his father ran into the most decorated Olympian of all time.

For the first time in school history, the Summit Boys’ Swim Team clinched the State Championship over Moorestown, 88-82, on Saturday morning at The College of New Jersey.

In the days that followed, freshman swimmer Matt Samay and his father, Scott, ran into an Olympian swimmer we all know very well — Michael Phelps.

In this video, Phelps sends his congratulations to the Hilltoppers on winning their State Title.

"Michael was very gracious and happy to congratulate the boys. He was in New York and on his way out of some news interviews, and he made the time to make the video," Scott Samay told Patch. "He had just gotten out of a radio interview where he was talking about growing the sport and turning kids onto it. This was a great way to do that and a nice reward for a great group of kids that put in a ton of hard work in the pool."

During Saturday's State Championship, Ryan Sebastian won the 100 fly and 100 breast, while Luca Guadagno won the 200 free, said Head Coach Luke Piede. Kevin fries won the 50 free and Tim Kostolansky won the 500 free.

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Interweave February 27, 2013 at 03:42 PM
Wow! Great job guys! This is amazing! :)

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