The St. Joseph High boys lacrosse team opened and closed the game on 7-0 runs to post a 17-5 win over host North Branford in the quarterfinals of the Class S state tournament on Saturday afternoon.
The No. 18 seed Cadets (11-9), the two-time defending Class S state champions, will face No. 3 seed East Catholic High of Manchester (15-3) on Wednesday, June 8, in the semifinals. East Catholic defeated No. 11 seed Ellington, 15-3, in their quarterfinal round matchup.