Floyd DeGroat rushed for 80 yards and two touchdowns as Waubun held off Wheaton 14-8 in the state nine-man semifinals at the Metrodome.
The game was scoreless until the third quarter, when DeGroat's 3-yard run into the end zone put Waubun up 6-0.
Wheaton answered with 11:15 left in the fourth quarter with a 2-yard TD run by Luke Schmitz and a successful 2-point conversion to make the score 8-6. Schmitz rushed for 89 yards, including an 18-yard run in the first quarter.
DeGroat's second touchdown came on a 5-yard run with 7:28 left in the game.
Waubun will play next Friday in the Prep Bowl against four-time defending state champion Stephen-Argyle.
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