Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Saturday, October 24, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Night 23° Clear
Sports

Key moments in Washington State’s win over Stanford

Washington State’s Gabe Marks makes a 17-yard touchdown catch in 42-16 win over Stanford. (Associated Press)
Washington State’s Gabe Marks makes a 17-yard touchdown catch in 42-16 win over Stanford. (Associated Press)

Early holds: The WSU defense forced three-and-outs on each of Stanford’s first two drives and forced the Cardinal to punt on its third. By holding early, the defense gave the WSU offense a chance to find its rhythm and score first, giving the Cougars the upper hand throughout the game.

Missed kick: Stanford had a chance to make it a one-score game heading into halftime. But Conrad Ukropina’s kick bounced off the left upright and back out to the eight-yard line, preserving WSU’s multi-score lead.

Finishing move: Luke Falk’s touchdown pass to Gabe Marks came on the heels of consecutive false starts, and a blow to the head that knocked Falk out for one play on the same drive. But Falk found Marks in the back of the end zone, giving WSU a decisive three-touchdown lead.

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Subscribe to the sports newsletter

Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.


New health insurance plans available Nov. 1 through Washington Healthplanfinder

 (Photo courtesy WAHBE)
Sponsored

Fall means the onset of the cold and flu season.