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Parents got in one final goodbye and good luck before the players boarded the bus for Huntsville Thursday afternoon.
Supporters lined the side of the road as the bus rolled in waving signs and blowing plastic trumpets.
Players used the “We love our Cats” sign as a background for selfies and family pictures.
Allen Bryan hugs his daughter, Maggie, a senior member of the soccer team who was diagnosed with hip apophysitis at the end of her freshman season and then suffered a season-ending ACL tear 22 minutes into the first game this season.
Parents and players gathered together for a group photo before the team loaded the bus and hit the road.
Parents and supporters gathered Thursday around noon at the sports complex at Johnny Henderson Park to send off the Enterprise High School girls’ soccer team in style as they departed for a Final Four match in Huntsville.
The girls defeated Auburn at home in the first round by a score of 3-2 and shutout Daphne on the road 3-0 to make it to the semi-finals.
The Wildcats (8-9-1) will face Smiths Station (14-4-3) today in Huntsville at 1 p.m. The Wildcats won their first meeting on April 6 8-3.