The St. Joseph High football team defeated Ellington/Somers, 55-6, in a Class M Small Division state semifinal game played in a steady rain at McDougall Stadium in Trumbull on Saturday.
Coach Joe Della Vecchia’s No. 2 seeded Cadets (10-2) will play No. 1 seed Ledyard High (12-0) in the state finals on Saturday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. at Willowbrook Park in New Britain. The Colonels defeated Wolcott High, 54-7, in their semifinal. St. Joseph defeated Ledyard, 84-49, in last year’s state semifinal on its way to winning the title by a 54-16 margin over Brookfield.