Lars Pedersen scored four touchdowns and the St. Joseph High defense played a stellar four quarters of football to provide head coach Joe Della Vecchia with his 100th career win at the school, as the Cadets defeated Trinity Catholic from Stamford, 43-8, at the Dalling Sports Complex on Oct. 25.
St. Joseph moved to 6-1 with the FCIAC win, while Trinity Catholic falls to 4-3. The Cadets, ranked sixth in the state writer’s poll, will host No. 3 New Canaan on Saturday at 1:30. It will match up last year’s FCIAC finalists from a year ago. New Canaan won, 31-20.