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Hubs go to air to win thriller

Posted: Monday, Oct 1st, 2012

Hub quarterback Angel Burciaga pitches the football just moments before being brought down by a Yorkville defender. during Friday nightís exciting 44-41 win on the road. Burciaga threw for 133 yards on the night and the Hubs are now 5-1 on the season. (Photo by Eric Chalus)

YORKVILLE ó The Hubs are known for their power running game, but in a wild, high-scoring fourth quarter at Yorkville on Friday night Rochelle went to the air to pull out a thrilling 44-41 victory.

Trailing the Foxes by three points with just over two minutes to go, the Hubs didnít have time to march the ball down the field in their traditional rushing style, Rochelle started the drive on its own 37-yard line and on a crucial third down and seven play, quarterback Angel Burciaga connected with Evan White for 15-yards. Two plays later Burciaga hooked up with Keegan Akers for a 28-yard pass play and three plays later Akers again hauled in another pass for 17 yards that took the ball down to the Yorkville 8-yard line.

For the complete article see the 09-30-2012 issue.

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