Cadets lose early lead to Hilltoppers

St. Joseph took an early lead, but Bridgeport Central secured the top seed in the upcoming FCIAC boys basketball tournament with an 85-71 win in Bridgeport on Wednesday.

Sha’Quan Bretoux scored 23 points to lead the Hilltoppers (17-1).

Jonathan Dzurenda scored 25 points, Erick Langston 20 and Arkel Ager 14 for coach Chris Watts’ Cadets (9-9).