Gulf Shores soccer takes 5A title, Galvan earns MVP for clutch performance

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WKRG) — It’s been a historic school year for Gulf Shores! Months after capturing the school’s first state title in football — the Dolphins boys soccer team claimed the program’s first blue map, as well.

Gulf Shores defeated Guntersville 3-2 in the Class 5A Boys final in Huntsville. The Dolphins were led by the program’s all-time leading scorer, Talan Galvan. The senior forward scored the match-winning goal in double overtime to give Gulf Shores the top honor.

Gulf Shores, led by head coach Danny Norton, finished with 21 wins on the season.

Despite falling behind 2-0 in the first half, Gulf Shores rallied with a goals from Noah Guthrie and Galvan in the second half to force overtime.

Galvan ended the battle with his clutch performance in overtime — draining the winning goal mid way through the second overtime period.

Congratulations to the Dolphins on a great year!

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