KANELANDâ€”There is still time to right the ship, but Kaneland soccer is smarting from conference and non-conference setbacks alike.
DeKalb bested Kaneland in a battle situated on Barb Boulevard, 2-0 on Thursday. The JV squad under Travis Berth beat DeKalb 1-0 and improved its mark to 11-0-1 on the season.
This past week also included Kanelandâ€™s trip to the Jacobs Tournament in Algonquin, Ill., where the Knights went 1-2, and a 2-1 loss against Morris.
Kaneland is now 6-9-2 on the year, with a 2-3-2 mark in Northern Illinois Big XII play.
In the opener of the tournament on Friday, Kaneland lost to Jacobs, allowing one goal in each half. The second game on Saturday saw KHS get a goal 14 minutes, 18 seconds into play by Anthony Parillo off a Derek White assist for the win.
Romeoville got the best of Kaneland in another Saturday clash, 1-0, to end the tournament.
Against the Redskins on Tuesday in Maple Park, the Knights were down 1-0 after the first 40 minutes. Kanelandâ€™s Chad Swieca scored on a feed from Alex Gil in the second half, but it was not enough.
The varsity Knights continue their journey on Thursday, Oct. 7, when they travel to Hub country against Rochelle.
Meanwhile, the Knights found out they secured the second seed in the Class 2A Sycamore Regional, where they will square off against third-seeded Sycamore. The winner of the Wednesday, Oct. 20, showdown faces the winner of the Rochelle/Yorkville vs. Sandwich match on Friday, Oct. 22.