Football fans in Washington State rush to the field, planting the flag in Seattle after winning the Apple Cup
Washington State football dominated the Apple Cup on the road at Husky Stadium in Washington and Watsu fans were keen to make their mark.
Over the past decade—and indeed throughout the rivalry’s history—the family of Washington huskies have dominated the Washington State Cougars in the Apple Cup. As Friday night came, Washington State football had only one win in the last 11 years against its in-state opponents.
They changed the course of recent history at Husky Stadium, with a dominant win as Wazzu took a 40-13 win, their biggest win in Apple Cup history.
Even on the road in Seattle, that didn’t stop the Washington State football fans in attendance showing their presence after the win as fans rushed onto the field and cornered Cougars quarterback Jayden De Loria as he planted a Wazzu flag in the middle. From the field at Husky Stadium.
Washington State football fans rush into the field, planting the Wazzu flag at Husky Stadium
De Lauria and Washington State fans had every reason to express their opinions. Not only has the program been looking to win the Apple Cup for quite some time, but doing so convincingly was something special.
The Cougars were fully dominant on the issue as the quarterback advanced 27 of 32 for 245 yards, Max Borghi rushed for 129 yards and two touchdowns, and snatched defense back four times.
In what could have been a disastrous season for Loiso due to the sacking of coach Nick Rolovich amid controversy, the Cougars showed tremendous resilience throughout and actually improved, as evidenced by Apple’s win. They are now finishing the season at 7-5 and await their fate in the bowl game.
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