January 12, 2016 Matthew Sonnenfeldt

Ajee’ Wilson readying for major challenges

Ajee’ Wilson is determined to turn the disappointments of last summer into the good news of 2016.

It’s an Olympic year and Uncle Sam’s most promising nieces and nephews are fine-tuning their talents in preparation for the tests just ahead, the tests that will prepare them for the Trials that can earn them places in the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro in August.

The Shore area is fortunate to have several leading Olympic track and field hopefuls – among the names highest on the list at the moment are Manalapan High alumnus Robby Andrews (800 or 1500 meters), Colts Neck graduates Ashley Higginson and Craig Forys (both 3000-meter steeplechase), Central Regional grad James Plummer (discus throw), Monmouth University alumnus Ford Palmer (1500 meters) and current Monmouth junior Dylan Capwell  (800 meters) – but it’s Neptune’s Wilson who is considered the strongest of all local candidates.



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