Fairfield takes big lead, defeats St. Joseph in boys hockey

The St. Joseph boys’ hockey team dropped a 4-1 decision to Fairfield/Warde/Ludlowe at the Rinks in Shelton on Saturday.

Andrew Tata scored the lone goal for coach Chris Nelson’s Cadets late in the second period with Fairfield leading 3-0.

Liam Gelston and A.J. Gerace had assists.

Bobby Winter scored goals in the first and second periods for Fairfield (2-0).

John Grace made 23 saves for St. Joseph (1-1).

Fairfield won the shot battle 33-24 with Ian Carrington making 29 saves.