Nightmare first quarter sinks WSU against USC

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LOS ANGELES — The Washington State Cougars waited three weeks to play a football game, and this one was over in fifteen minutes.  The 17th ranked Trojans jumped out to a 28-0 lead in the first quarter and went on to win 38-13.

USC scored all four first quarter touchdowns through the air, and Amon-Ra St. Brown was on the receiving end of all four TD’s.

USC quarterback Kedon Slovis finished with 287 passing yards and 5 TD’s, all in the first half as the Trojans slowed things down after halftime.

WSU freshman quarterback Jayden de Laura finished the game with just 134 passing yards and 2 interceptions.

Gunner Cruz threw his first career touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter in relief of de Laura.