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Rose Hill 56, Ulysses 14

Derrick Decker rushed for 251 yards and added 40 more through the air to power Rose Hill to a Class 4A playoff victory over host Ulysses.

Rose Hill amassed 496 rushing yards, its best single-game total of the season.

The Rockets scored on their first three possessions in the first half and scored on four of five possessions in the second half.

Rose Hill (11-1) will travel to Topeka Hayden (11-1) next Friday in the semifinals.

The Rockets held Ulysses, a run-oriented team, to 119 rushing yards.

Jonny Pearson had 161 rushing yards and three touchdowns.

Rose Hill (11-1) 14 14 21 7—56 Ulysses (10-2) 0 14 0 0—14

RH—Pearson 3 run (Knight kick)

RH—Braddy 5 pass from Decker (Knight kick)

RH—Lewis 7 run (Knight kick)

U—Sandoval 52 run (Mendez kick)

U—Annis 20 pass from Langston (Mendez kick)

RH—Decker 5 run (Knight kick)

RH—Lewis 6 run (Knight kick)

RH—Pearson 13 run (Knight kick)

RH—Decker 62 run (Knight kick)

RH—Pearson 1 run (Knight kick)

Individual Statistics

Rushing—Rose Hill, Lewis 5-30, Decker 19-251, Pearson 18-161, Dockers 6-33, Oberg 4-18, Gardner 2-3. Ulysses, Sandoval 15-95, Morales 7-28, Newell 2-(-1), Langston 3-(-20), Annis 1-14, Degollado 1-(-3), Walters 2-(-3), Farris 4-9.

Passing—Rose Hill, Decker 3-6 40. Ulysses, Langston 7-16 78.

Receiving—Rose Hill, Anderson 2-35, Braddy 1-5. Ulysses, Newell 4-25, Kissell 1-3, Annis 1-21, Morales 1-9.

Topeka Hayden 21, Buhler 14

Grant Arnold passed for 150 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another as Hayden won at unbeaten Buhler.

After scoring first, Buhler missed a chance to go ahead 10-0 when Hayden blocked a 25-yard field goal. Buhler kicker Ross Heide has hit on 68 of 72 extra-point tries and had missed just one field-goal try this season.

Tanner Fisher led Buhler in rushing with 138 yards.

Topeka Hayden (11-1) 0 7 7 7—21 Buhler (11-1) 0 7 0 7—14

B—Berblinger 6 pass from Shantz (Heide kick)

H—Schmitberger 17 pass from Arnold (Hutchinson kick)

H—Barry 26 pass from Arnold (Hutchinson kick)

H—Arnold 1 run (Hutchinson kick)

B—Lohrentz 19 pass from Shantz (Heide kick)

Individual Statistics

Rushing—Topeka Hayden, Tetuan 13-81, Weekley 21-70, Barry 1-15, Schmitberger 5-11, Russell 3-5, Arnold 5-(-3). Buhler, Fisher 12-138, Garcia 2-29, Shantz 11-20, Lohrentz 1-0.

Passing—Topeka Hayden, Arnold 12-20 150. Buhler, 3-15 33.

Receiving—Topeka Hayden, Strobel 4-57, Schmitberger 3-50, Tetuan 2-15, Barry 1-26, Strole 1-6, Russell 1-(-4). Buhler, Lohrentz 2-27, Berblinger 1-6.

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