The St. Joseph girls volleyball team defeated Staples High 15-10 in the fifth set to win a 3-2 decision on Wednesday.

The Cadets improved to 7-4 overall and 6-2 in the FCIAC with the 25-27, 25-19, 26-24, 16-25, 10-10 win over the Wreckers (5-5, 4-4 FCIAC).

St. Joseph was led by Christina Crocco with 16 kills and four blocks.

Elena Ball had 10 kills and three blocks.

Meg Robertson had 38 assists and three kills.

Bridget Fatse had 14 kills and four aces.