MULLEN, Neb. — John Rouse ran for 290 yards and three touchdowns and threw two touchdown passes Monday as No. 3 Blue Hill defeated No. 5 Mullen 42-30 in an Eight Man-2 semifinal.
Blue Hill (12-0) scored on its first three possessions to lead 21-0.
Mullen (11-1) got three touchdowns, two by rushing, from junior Lane Edis. He finished with 196 yards on 30 carries.
Blue Hill plays the winner of the BDS-Falls City Sacred Heart semifinal for the Eight Man-2 title at 2:45 p.m. next Monday at Memorial Stadium
Blue Hill (11-0)......14 7 7 14—42
At Mullen (11-0)......0 0 14 16—30
BH: John Rouse 44 run (Joe Macklin kick)
BH: Lane Deisley 6 run (Macklin kick)
BH: Deisley 9 pass from Rouse (Macklin kick)
M: Lane Edis 60 run (Luke Christian pass from Brady Gracey)
M: Edis 3 run (run failed)
BH: McCoy Menke 39 pass from Rouse (Macklin kick)
M: Zachery Sweet 63 pass from Gracey (Ty Kvanvig run)
BH: Rouse 44 run (Macklin kick)
BH: Rouse 42 run (Macklin kick)
M: Edis 27 pass from Gracey (Kvanvig run)