Blue Earth Area reclaimed the Little Brown Jug from Fairmont during the regular season. Saturday afternoon saw the Buccaneers eliminate the Cardinals 29-8. The 2011 Class-AAA runner-up from Fairmont was run over by BEA junior quarterback Kysten Zierke who got the Bucs on the board first. Zierke would throw a touchdown to Isaac Darrington later in the first half and it would be the game winner. Blue Earth Area will host Tri-City United in the championship after the Titans beat Redwood Valley 27-17.
Section 2-9 Man's top seeded Nicollet Raiders also will host their section championship after beating Madelia 33-26. The Raiders will take on Mountain Lake Area for the title after the Wolverines defeated Cleveland 49-36.