The Guntersville High School boys soccer team clinched a playoff berth with 2 big area wins last week.
On Tuesday night, the Wildcats traveled to Arab and came away with a 4-0 win. AJ Shumate scored 2 goals while JB Bankole and Brandon Manganaris each added a goal. Will Davis chipped in with an assist. Center back Hunter Morton had an outstanding game controlling the defense after the Wildcats had a player sent off and had to play most of the 2nd half a man down.
On Thursday night, the Wildcats celebrated senior night and defeated Fairview 6-0. The Wildcats' lone senior JB Bankole had an outstanding game scoring a goal and adding an assist, while providing several highlight plays with his outstanding skill.
AJ Shumate contributed 3 goals and an assist and Brandon Manganaris added 2 goals and an assist. Elysee Laguerre had a strong game from his central midfield position and also chipped in an assist. Kevin Amparo added an assist as well.
With the win, the Guntersville boys moved to 18-2 on the season and 7-0 in area play. The Wildcats take on Boaz on the road Tuesday night in a massive area matchup that pits the #2 vs #3 teams in Class 5A.
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