The 2011 Apple Cup between the Washington State Cougars and the Washington Huskies has turned into a close, thrilling game. A late touchdown in the first half has put the Huskies ahead 21-14 entering halftime.
The Huskies controlled the game through the first quarter, holding a 14-0 lead over the Cougars on a blocked punt and a passing touchdown. Washington State came alive midway through the second quarter, however, with Marshall Lobbestael completing two 16 yard touchdown passes, one each to Jared Karstetter and Marquess Wilson, to tie the game at 14-14.
The Huskies bounced back late in the half as Keith Price connected with Kasen Williams on a 21 yard touchdown pass with less than 0:30 left in the quarter.
The two teams are both seeing solid performances by their starting quarterbacks so far. Price is 10-for-16 in the first half with 134 passing yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions. Lobbestael is 14-for-18 with 167 passing yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions.
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