Battling out of the No. 8 seed, coach Chris Watts’ St. Joseph High boys basketball team played No. 1 seed Bridgeport Central tough before falling, 57-55, to the Hilltoppers in the FCIAC quarterfinals in Fairfield on Saturday night.
Arkel Ager scored 20 points to lead the Cadets (10-11). Marcus Blackwell scored 26 points for Central (20-1).