Damian Martinez ran for four first half touchdowns and DJ Uiagaleiei threw for 240 yards as No. 12 Oregon State walloped Stanford 62-17 in a Pac-12 mismatch on Saturday in Corvallis, Ore.
Martinez, who rushed for 146 yards on just 15 carries, scored on runs of 7, 59, 15 and 5 yards as the Beavers improved to 8-2 overall and 5-2 in the conference. Uiagaleiei completed 12 of 19 passes in an efficient performance, finding Jermaine Terry and Deshaun Fenwick for touchdown strikes of 40 and 13 yards, respectively.
Stanford (3-7, 2-6) upset Washington State last week and nearly upset Washington last month but was no match for Oregon State’s physicality on both sides of the ball. The Cardinal didn’t help itself by tossing four interceptions, leading to 21 points for the Beavers.
Quarterback Ashton Daniels completed 10 of 16 attempts for 200 yards and a 75-yard touchdown to Elic Ayomanor but also mixed in three interceptions. The Cardinal were outgained 598-324.
Martinez started the carnage with scoring runs of 7 and 59 yards in the first 10 minutes. Daniels answered for Stanford with a 7-yard touchdown run with 23 seconds remaining in the first quarter, cutting the deficit to 14-7.
That was as good as it got for the Cardinal. Oregon State rung up 20 second quarter points on a 15-yard run by Martinez, Uiagaleiei’s touchdown connection with Terry and Martinez’s fourth scoring jaunt with 15 seconds left in the half that gave it a 34-10 halftime lead.
The Beavers kept executing and scoring at will in the third quarter. Uiagaleiei capped a touchdown drive of nearly seven minutes with his scoring strike to Fenwick, followed by a 1-yard touchdown run by backup quarterback Aidan Chiles and a 37-yard scoring run by Fenwick to make it 55-10 with 1:43 left.
Oregon State, which started pulling starters midway through the third quarter, averaged a whopping 8.8 yards per play. Chiles added a 28-yard touchdown pass to Riley Sharp with 5:54 left in the game.
–Field Level Media
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