With 6:20 remaining in the first half, the St. Joseph Cadets lead the Cromwell Panthers, 17-8, in the CIAC Class M girls basketball final ay Mohegan Sun Arena.

The Cadets trailed 6-5 late in the first quarter, but closed on a 5-0 run to gain the advantage. Bridget Sharnick nailed a three-pointer for the final points of the first.

Bridget Sharnick leads St Joe’s with eight points, while Caitlin Sharnick had four, Ana DoCarmo has three, and Jacqueline Jozefick has two points. Jozefick has also reeled in three rebounds.