How they scored: Cougs vs. Beavers

FIRST START, ON THE ROAD no less? No problem for Luke Falk. The Washington State redshirt freshman challenged the Beavers’ pass defense with great results as the Cougars earned a 39-32 win Saturday at Reser Stadium. Falk completed 44 of 61 passes for 471 yards for five touchdowns. WSU outgained the Beavers 506-456.

First Quarter

OSU 7-0 at 13:17 mark: Connor Hamlett 14-yard pass from Sean Mannion (Garrett Owens kick)
Key play: On the first play from scrimmage, Rahmel Dockery caught a 49-yard pass from Mannion to WSU’s 26-yard line.
Drive length: 4 plays, 75 yards; Drive Time: 1:43

OSU 10-0 at 5:50 mark: Owens 24-yard FG
Key play: Mannion found Victor Bolden for a 34-yard completion on first down to the Cougars’ 28.?
Drive length: 8 plays, 73 yards; Drive Time: 3:15

OSU 10-7 at 1:19 mark: Isiah Myers 5-yard pass from Luke Falk (Quentin Breshears kick)
Key plays: On consecutive downs from the Beavers’ 36, WSU came up with big plays. First was a 21-yard completion from Falk to Robert Lewis. Jamal Morrow then followed with a 13-yard run to OSU’s 2.?
Drive length: 10 plays, 75 yards; Drive Time: 4:31

Second Quarter

WSU 14-10 at 12:21 mark: Tyler Baker 21-yard pass from Falk (Breshears kick)
Key play: On third-and-3 from his own 28, Falk threw a 16-yard completion across the middle to Vince Mayle.?
Drive length: 7 plays, 79 yards; Drive Time: 2:39

WSU 14-13 at 1:52 mark: Owens 37-yard FG
Key play: On second-and-9 from his own 25, Mannion passed for 28 yards to Jordan Villamin.?
Drive length: 10 plays, 56 yards; Drive Time: 5:32

WSU 21-13 at 1:15 mark: Vince Mayle 48-yard pass from Falk (Breshears kick)
Drive length: 4 plays, 70 yards; Drive Time: 0:36

WSU 21-16 at 0:04 mark: Owens 44-yard FG
Key play: On third-and-18 from his own 40, Mannion completed a 28-yard pass to Hunter Jarmon.?
Drive length: 7 plays, 25 yards; Drive Time: 1:03

Third Quarter

WSU 24-16 at 10:38 mark: Breshears 32-yard FG
Key plays: On third-and-5 at the Beavers’ 45, Falk threw a quick 5-yard completion to Baker. Falk later converted on third-and-9 to OSU’s 15 with a 14-yard pass to Rickey Galvin.?
WSU 24-22 at 6:41 mark: Terron Ward 1-yard run (pass failed)
Key play: After a 17-yard run by Ward, cornerback Daquawn Brown hit him out of bounds for a 15-yard penalty that took the ball down to WSU’s 17.?
Drive length: 8 plays, 80 yards; Drive Time: 3:57

Fourth Quarter

OSU 25-24 at 14:15 mark: Owens 46-yard FG
Key play: Villamin opened the drive with a 29-yard reception to WSU’s 43.?
Drive length: 7 plays, 43 yards; Drive Time: 2:51

WSU 32-25 at 11:01 mark: Dom Williams 18-yard pass from Falk (Galvin from Falk)
Key play: Mayle caught a 24-yard pass from Falk on first down to OSU’s 35.?
Drive length: 10 plays, 70 yards; Drive Time: 3:06

WSU 39-25 at 5:57 mark: Lewis 9-yard pass from Falk (Breshears kick)
Key play: Lewis caught a 5-yard pass on third-and-3 to OSU’s 40.?
Drive length: 6 plays, 52 yards; Drive Time: 2:06

OSU 39-32 at 3:00 mark: Ward 1-yard run (Owens kick)
Drive length: 11 plays, 75 yards; Drive Time: 2:49

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