Baseball: Hubs suffer seventh straight loss

Kaneland sweeps Interstate 8 series with 11-1 win over Rochelle on Wednesday

MAPLE PARK — The Rochelle Hub varsity baseball team's tough stretch continued on Wednesday, when Kaneland completed the the Interstate 8 Conference home-and-home series sweep with an 11-1 victory to hand the Hubs their seventh consecutive loss. Rochelle (5-13, 4-10 Interstate 8) will face Dixon in a doubleheader on Saturday before playing DeKalb on the road next Wednesday.

The Knights scored six runs in the bottom of the second inning to take early control of the conference matchup on Wednesday. Rochelle was held to two hits in the loss, with junior Bradley Cooney and senior Josh Lloyd each hitting doubles. The Hubs scored their final run in the top of the fifth inning.