Cadets defeat Lions, 49-6

The St. Joseph High football team improved its record to 6-0 when coach Joe Della Vecchia’s Cadets defeated Bassick of Bridgeport, 49-6, at Kennedy Stadium on Friday.

Jordan Vazzano threw for three touchdowns and Mufasa Abdul-Basir rushed for a pair of scores against the Lions (1-5).

Abdul-Basir (115 yards) run from 6 yards out gave St. Joseph a 7-6 lead after one period.

He scored on a 1-yard run and Mark Hirschbeck caught a 2-yard pass to boost the lead to 21-6 at the half.

Vazzano (169 yards) found Alex Pinto for a 15-yard score and Joey Civitella scored on a 4-yard run in the third quarter.

Lars Pedersen ended the period’s scoring with a 29-yard touchdown reception.

Shane Miller ran for 69 yards and a touchdown in the final period.

Kevin Bortnick kicked six extra points, while Mike Freeman had one.