Reporter Athlete of the Week: Apelu (AJ) Sellem

  • Wednesday, January 2, 2019 3:53pm
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Lindbergh High School’s Apelu (AJ) Sellem, wrestling, was selected as the Renton Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week for Jan. 4.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Language Arts

Q: What other activities do you participate in?

A: Football and track

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: Coaches and teammates

Q: Do you have a pre- or post-game tradition? What is it?

A: Shake up my teammates before a match

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: “Return of the Mack,” by Craig Morrison

From the Sideline

“So far this season, AJ has a record of 11-2 in the 285-weight class. He has placed second in two tournaments and this past weekend, placed first in the Lindbergh Invitational. AJ is also a team captain.”

— Coach Mike Pine

Editor’s note: the above sideline comments were written after the Dec. 15, 2018 Lindbergh Invitational.

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