St. Joseph third in Merit Classic

St. Joseph defeated Kaynor Tech from Waterbury, 62-48, to earn third place in the Merit Insurance Classic in Stratford on Tuesday.

Mike Sulik scored 23 points to lead coach Chris Watts’ Cadets and was named to the all-tourney team.

Omar Telfer scored 17 points, as St. Joseph improved to 1-4 on the season.

Leading 32-30 at the half, the Cadets went on an 18-7 run in the third quarter.