Boys Soccer: Hubs outlast LaSalle-Peru in PK shootout

Rochelle moves to 4-1 in conference play

LASALLE — Senior midfielder Jace Whitehead delivered the deciding goal in a penalty-kick shootout to lift the Rochelle Hub varsity soccer team over LaSalle-Peru on Wednesday. The Hubs (7-4, 4-1 Interstate 8) will host Belvidere on Saturday at 10 a.m. for a nonconference matchup.

The Cavaliers struck first in the Interstate 8 Conference contest, scoring in the fifth minute before Rochelle found the equalizer in the 18th minute, where junior forward Diego Salazar converted a shot on goal to tie the score at 1-1. The Hubs, who were outshot 13-9 in the match, outlasted LaSalle-Peru 4-3 in the penalty-kick shootout for the win. Senior keeper Jarret Milan recorded two saves in regulation.