The No. 5 seeded St. Joseph Cadets came ready to play in its Class M state quarterfinal football game at No. 4 Wolcott High at Monroe Field on Tuesday.
Coach Joe Della Vecchia’s Cadets defeated the Eagles, 48-21. They will visit No. 1 Valley Regional/Old Lyme, a 30-12 victor over Berlin High, in the semifinals at 6:30 on Monday.