Ross helps No. 25 Washington corner Hawaii 17-16

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HONOLULU (AP) — A win was about all Chris Petersen got in his coaching entrance with No. 25 Washington. Questions about a Huskies’ offense will continue into subsequent week after Saturday night’s 17-16 feat during Hawaii.

Jeff Lindquist finished usually 10 passes while stuffing in for a dangling Cyler Miles, earning many of his yards on one prolonged play. Lavon Coleman and Dwayne Washington separate carries in a common rushing game. And Washington punted on 8 of 9 security in a second half, any one solely a final snaps to run out a clock.

“We didn’t play scarcely as good as we consider we can play,” pronounced Petersen, who left Boise State to take over Washington. “I consider it’s going to be a large wake-up call.”

John Ross scored on a retreat and a 91-yard catch, and Washington hold off a Rainbow Warriors notwithstanding giving Hawaii steady chances for a upset.

“It was genuine frustrating,” Ross said. “People competence consider I’m gratified with my first-half performance, though I’m not given we left so many points on a field, though we have to get softened and we will.”

Lindquist threw for 162 yards in his initial start for Washington. Miles was dangling for a diversion for his purpose in an offseason fight.

But many of Lindquist’s sum came on a large play to Ross. He was 3 for 15 in a second half for 28 yards.

Asked either he suspicion he did adequate to acquire another start, Lindquist pronounced it’s adult to Petersen and a other coaches.

“Obviously we wish to do my best to assistance this group wherever we can, either that’s starting or either that’s ancillary people from a sideline, though a cards fell how they did currently and we wish to see where that puts me subsequent week,” he said.

Petersen pronounced he would make a preference early subsequent week.

Hawaii managed dual margin goals for a usually scoring in a second half. It finished with 424 yards of offense.

“We had a chances both offensively and defensively,” Hawaii manager Norm Chow said. “We played with a lot of energy, that we suspicion we would.”

Washington’s invulnerability softened after struggling early and spotting Hawaii a 10-0 lead on a initial dual possessions. The Rainbow Warriors mislaid a advantage in one discerning second-quarter burst, branch a round over on downs and afterwards permitting a Huskies’ second-longest pass play in propagandize history.

Hawaii’s Joey Iosefa rushed for 143 yards and a touchdown. Coleman had 78 yards rushing for Washington.

Both of Washington’s touchdowns came after Hawaii mistakes. First, Hawaii’s Ne’Quan Phillips lowered his right shoulder and strike Lindquist in a chest good after a chuck on a fourth-and-9 play, environment adult Ross’ 20-yard retreat for a initial Huskies touchdown.

Hawaii incited a round over on downs after in a initial half on a pretence play, with Marcus Kemp throwing a pass on a retreat that fluttered 2 yards brief of parsimonious finish Harold Moleni in a finish zone.

On a subsequent play, Lundquist threw a round 55 yards in a atmosphere to Ross, who lonesome a rest of a margin himself. It was a longest play for Washington (1-0) given Jake Locker connected with Marcel Reece in 2007 for 98 yards.

The Rainbow Warriors (0-1) missed another possibility to tie it or get closer usually before halftime when Ikaika Woolsey overthrew Kemp tarnishing toward a finish zone, and afterwards Tyler Hadden missed a 40-yard margin idea off a left upright.

Woolsey threw for 207 yards while using a intrigue that enclosed several pretence plays. Iosefa had a 1-yard TD on Hawaii’s initial possession.

Petersen was hired by Washington in Dec after 8 seasons in assign during Boise State, where he gathered a 92-12 record, done play games any year and finished in a rankings 6 times.


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