Cougars Hold First Scrimmage in Martin Stadium
PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State football team held its first scrimmage of preseason camp at Martin Stadium Saturday afternoon.
The Cougars received passing touchdowns from Cammon Cooper and Jayden de Laura and rushing touchdowns from Jouvensly Bazil and de Laura while the defense recorded a pair of takeaways and 10 sacks.
Bazil led the way on the ground with 93 rushing yards including a 28-yard scoring scamper while Max Borghi added 70 yards on five carries. Freshman wideout Joey Hobert led the receivers with six catches for 113 yards and a pair of touchdowns (56, 13) while Donovan Ollie added five catches for 56 yards and Travell Harris finished with six grabs for 46 yards. Renard Bell and T.J. Robertson each made five receptions.
Cooper led the quarterbacks going 9-for-15 for 147 yards and one touchdown and one interception while de Laura went 10-of-14 for 133 yards and one touchdown pass (56) in addition to a 13-yard rushing score. Victor Gabalis was 8-of-16 for 70 yards and Gunner Cruz was 11-of-18 for 69 yards.
The defense received an interception from Halid Djibril and a forced fumble from Joshua Erling that Chau Smith-Wade jumped on. Freshman Justin Lohrenz led the way with three sacks while Brennan Jackson and Moon Ashby each added two.
Included are scrimmage stats, a photo gallery and postscrimmage interviews from head coach Nick Rolovich, linebacker Jahad Woods, defensive back Derrick Langford and quarterback Cammon Cooper.
Preseason camp continues Sunday.