Jessica Mazo put St. Joseph on top in the 21st minute, and Maddie Fried had two goals, to lead coach Jack Nogueria’s No. 3 seeded Cadets to a 3-0 victory over No. 2 seed Daniel Hand of Madison in the Class L state tournament semifinals at Ken Strong Stadium in West Haven on Wednesday night.
St. Joseph (18-1-4) will be looking to capture its third consecutive state title, and fourth in five years, when it plays No. 1 seed RHAM from Hebron in Saturday’s final at 10 a.m. at Middletown High.