You’d be hard-pressed to find a team that supports the notion of harmonic convergence more than the Wheeler boys.
The Wildcats, who are in the midst of a stretch of two weeks with no games, have on their roster representatives of at least eight countries if you count head coach Salomon Corella, who is a two-time national champion boxer in his native Panama. Corella ran track and cross country at Kennesaw State and prides himself on the conditioning of his team.
At 9-2-2 overall and 3-1 in Region 5-AAAAA, the Wildcats appear to have made a step forward from last year’s 11-5 campaign, and they garnered attention with their penalty-kick win over No. 1-ranked Lassiter two weeks ago.
“The guys are playing very very well,” said Corella. “They are like soldiers. They know what we have to accomplish and they go do it.”
Corella said community coach Mickey McNeill is the primary tactician on the sideline, and he noted that the diverse backgrounds of his players – among them