St. Joseph defeated Bunnell High, 3-2, in a non-league girls volleyball match in Stratford on Thursday.

Ellie Dudzinski had 41 assists and two aces for the Cadets (2-0).

Lauren Pitney 17 kills and six aces and Maite Gritsko had 14 kills.

St. Joseph won the first set, 25-18 and took the third set 25-13.

Bunnell won 25-21 in the second set and 27-25 in the fourth set to force a fifth game.

The Cadets (2-0) won the final set 15-10.

Olivia Sage had 28 digs for coach Maite Mendizabal’s Lady Bulldogs (0-2).

Jill Pastor had 13 kills and four blocks. Shannon Hofmiller had 10 kills.