Thursday, March 7, 2013
Ryan Sebastian, Summit Patch's Athlete of the Week, won first in the 100 Fly and 100 Breast at the state championship, helping the Boys' Varsity Swim Team achieve victory.
Swimmer Ryan Sebastian has never lost an individual race during the 2013 season, including his first place wins in the 100 Fly and 100 Breast, which helped the Summit Boys' Varsity Swim Team win the State Title for the first time in Summit High School history on Feb. 23. The team defeated Moorestown 88-82 at The College of New Jersey. Coach Luke Piede said in a previous Patch article, “It was an extremely competitive meet.” Although it was never Sebastian’s goal to be undefeated, once Piede pointed it out halfway through the season, Sebastian thought it would be a good goal not to lose any races. Sebastian says he enjoys both events equally and he is glad he is able to represent the team in both events. “It’s an honor,” the Summit High …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Hilltoppers sealed the victory after placing second in final event. Here, Head Coach Luke Piede talks about his first season, his team and his experience at the state championship.
On the heels of a thrilling 87-83 victory over Princeton in the State Semifinals and winning 9 out of 11 events at the County Final, the No. 7 Hilltoppers clinched its first state title in Summit High School history over No. 5 Moorestown on Feb. 23 at The College of New Jersey. Led by first-year head coach Luke Piede, the Hilltoppers defeated No. 5 Moorestown 88-82 on Feb. 23 at The College of New Jersey after taking second place in the 400 freestyle relay, the final event of the meet. Are you a big fan of the Summit Boys' Varsity Swim team? You'll also want to see:
Thursday, February 28, 2013
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.
Thursday, February 28
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 …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Summit took a second place finish in final event to seal the victory, 88-82. Have photos from the meet? Add them here or send to email@example.com. Congrats Hilltoppers!
The Summit Boys’ Swim Team clinched its first state title in school history over Moorestown this morning, 88-82, at The College of New Jersey. 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. "It was an extremely competitive meet," Piede said. "Depth played a key roll in the victory." Here are more details about the top placements from Summit in today's meet, according to The-Star Ledger: This tremendous victory comes on the heels of a thrilling 87-83 victory over Princeton on Tuesday and winning 9 out of 11 events at the county final. The Star-Ledger slightly favored the No. 5 Moorestown team over the No. 7 …
For the first time in school history, the No. 7 Hilltoppers will compete for a state title this morning against No. 5 Moorestown. The Public B State Final begins at 10:30 a.m.
Editor's Note: Are you going to watch the Summit Swim Team in the State Championship this morning? Send your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org or text them to (908) 723-6721 with your name, and we'll post 'em on Summit Patch. Or feel free to add them here by clicking "upload photos and videos." Want to support the Hilltoppers from home? Send your words of encouragement and congratulations to the team by commenting below. And check back often today, as we'll provide live updates throughout the meet. Go Hilltoppers! ———————————————————————————————————————— This is a huge day for the Summit Boys’ Swim Team. On the heels of a thrilling 87-83 victory over Princeton on Tuesday and winning 9 out of 11 events at the county final, the No. 7 …