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Tigers shut out Waubun, return to section title game

Kyle Schmidt (8), Tucker Roehl, Tom Wormley (84) and the rest of the Nevis defense dominated Waubun in a 6-0 victory Saturday afternoon. The Tigers advance to play Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal in the Section 6 9-man championship game Thursday, Nov. 2 at 12:30 at the Fargodome. Vance Carlson / Enterprise

Jack DeWulf's 4-yard touchdown pass to Zach Henry with 10:27 to play in the second quarter proved to be the only scoring in Nevis' 6-0 Section 6 9-man football victory over Waubun Saturday afternoon at Nevis.

That win sends Nevis back to the section championship game. The Tigers will face Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal Thursday, Nov. 2 with a 12:30 p.m. kickoff at the Fargodome. Nevis is 8-1 on the season while NCE/UH is 9-1. NCE/UH defeated the Tigers 20-14 back on Oct. 6.

NCE/UH advanced to the section title game with a 20-14 win over Rothsay. Nevis is the No. 1 seed while NCE/UH is the No. 3 seed in the section. Rothsay was the No. 2 seed.

In the latest state 9-man poll, Nevis was rated No. 6, NCE/UH was rated No. 10 and Rothsay was rated No. 14.