Scenes from the New York state boys swimming championships on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Ithaca.

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Connetquot boys swim coach Alex Scichilone, left, and Tristan Weingarten pose for a photo on the podium after Weingarten came in second place in the 100-yard freestyle at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Westhampton Beach's Max Buchen poses for photos on the podium after winning the 100-yard breaststroke at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Smithtown-Hauppauge's Dylan Gallub poses at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Smithtown-Hauppauge's Dylan Gallub waves from the podium after coming in fourth place in the 50-yard freestyle at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Westhampton Beach's Max Buchen competes in the 100-yard breaststroke at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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From left, Kris Ramos, Linda Weingarten and Magnolia Weingarten cheer on Linda's son, Connetquot's Tristan Weingarten, at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Rocky Point's Trevor Green takes off to compete in the 500-yard freestyle at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Westhampton Beach's Max Buchen, center, poses for photos on the podium after taking first place in the 100-yard breaststroke at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Smithtown-Hauppauge's Dylan Gallub, left, hugs one of his coaches, Rich Lionetti, after Gallub and his teammates took fourth place in the 200-yard freestyle relay at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Smithtown-Hauppauge's Dylan Gallub, center right, dives into the water to start the 200-yard freestyle relay at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Huntington-Harborfields-Walt Whitman's Evan Creter competes in the 100-yard backstroke at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Connetquot's Tristan Weingarten takes a moment of rest in the pool after finishing his leg of the boys 400-yard freestyle relay at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Smithtown-Hauppauge's Dylan Gallub, right, dives into the water to start the 200-yard freestyle relay at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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St. Anthony's Aan Mendoza, left, hugs Huntington-Harborfields-Walt Whitman's Evan Creter, after coming in second and third place respectively in the 100-yard backstroke at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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From left, Ward Melville's Vincent Vinciguerra and Connetquot's Tristan Weingarten pose for a photo on the podium after coming in second and fourth place respectively in the 100-yard freestyle at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Kings Park's Matthew Steinberg, center, cheers on Westhampton Beach's Max Buchen (not pictured) as Buchen competes in the 100-yard breaststroke at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Jericho's Matthew Zhao poses for photos on the podium after competing in the 100-yard breaststroke at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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From left, Kris Ramos, Linda Weingarten and Magnolia Weingarten cheer on Linda's son, Connetquot's Tristan Weingarten, at the NYSPHSHAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Kings Park's Matthew Steinberg, center, cheers on Westhampton Beach's Max Buchen (not pictured) as Buchen competes in the 100-yard breaststroke at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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From left, Smithtown-Hauppauge's 200-yard freestyle relay team from left, Dylan Gallub, Tyler Gallub, Alex Trzaskowski and Chris Sweeney pose after coming in fourth place at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Ward Melville's Vincent Vinciguerra, left, becomes emotional on the podium after coming in fourth place in the Boys 100 Yard Freestyle at the NYSPHSHAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., Saturday, March 2, 2024. At right is Connetquot's Tristan Weingarten, who came in second place.

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Connetquot's Jack Milligan, center right, prepares to begin the 400-yard freestyle relay at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Rocky Point's Trevor Green takes off to compete in the 500-yard freestyle at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Smithtown-Hauppauge's 200-yard freestyle relay team from left, Alex Trzaskowski, Dylan Gallub, Tyler Gallub and Chris Sweeney pose for a selfie together after coming in fourth place at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Rocky Point's Trevor Green takes off to compete in the 500-yard freestyle at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Ward Melville's Vincent Vinciguerra, center, becomes emotional on the podium after coming in fourth place in the Boys 100 Yard Freestyle at the NYSPHSHAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., Saturday, March 2, 2024. At right is Connetquot's Tristan Weingarten.

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Levittown's Nick Castano competes in the 100-yard butterfly at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Connetquot's Tristan Weingarten, center, waves after being announced as coming in fifth place in the Boys 50-yard freestyle at the NYSPHSAA Federation Swimming Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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