Soccer season previews came out in the Gwinnett Daily Post this week. Come out and catch both teams on Friday night as they open regular season play with a match vs. Hebron Christian. Girls play at 5:30 and Boys play at 7:30 in Varsity action.
Coach: Jason Hall
2019 record: 12-4
Returning starters: MF Gerson Salmeron; F Santiago Castro; DEF Kevin Herrera; MF Jay Santos; GK Luis Nunez; F Eddie Vargas
Outlook: Discovery has its sights on the first state playoff berth in school history after narrowly missing the postseason last year on a tiebreaker. The Titans, who went undefeated outside of region play, are motivated and talented with standouts like four-year starter Salmeron, top goal-scorer Castro and defensive leader Herrera. The veteran roster includes 11 seniors and nine juniors.
Coach: Maddie Hoffman
2019 record: 6-8-1
Returning starters: GK Morgan Paulding, Sr.; F Kim Guckert, Sr.; MF Leslie Vazquez, Sr.; MF Jessica Martinez, Jr.; MF Kimmy Altamirano, Jr.; MF Jocelyn Ramos, Soph.; DEF Rubi Jaimes, Jr.; DEF Anaija Roberson, Sr.; DEF Jasmine Turcios, Sr.; MF Theanna Burnett, Soph.; DEF Destiny Bacote, Jr.
Other key players/newcomers: Jami Casique; Alycia Thomas
Outlook: The Titans had a solid 2019 season, and look for even better this year with an experienced roster returning.