St. Joseph girls advance in Class M

Coach Chris Lindwall's 14th-seeded St. Joseph High girls basketball team defeated 19th-seeded East Hampton, 45-28, in a first round Class M state tournament game in Trumbull on Monday.

The Cadets (14-7) will host Granby Memorial (10-11) at 7 p.m. on Thursday, after the 30th-seed knocked off third-seeded Prince Tech, 44-31, in a first-round game.

Bridget Sharnick scored 13 points and had 10 rebounds against East Hampton (13-9).

Jackie Jozefick and Katie Gardella scored six points each. Shannon O'Meara, Maite Gritsko and Caitlin Sharnick had five points each.

Ana DoCarmo had five assists, four steals and had a 3-pointer.