Russell leads Cooper past Irondale

Photo by Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald

Senior quarterback Joe Russell completed 10 of 18 passes for 142 yards and four touchdowns while also rushing for 58 yards leading Robbinsdale Cooper to a 42-21 prep football victory over Irondale Friday, October 15, 2021, at Irondale High School.

Russell connected with David Connors, Donte Williams, and Jaxon Howard twice for scores. Senior running back Camden Royal accounted for the Hawks’ other points with two rushing touchdowns from 65 and 25 yards out.

His first touchdown came during the first quarter opening job. Senior placekicker Leo Garcia was six for six in extra point conversions for the Hawks.