The St. Joseph High girls basketball used stellar defense to earn a 41-25 victory over Trumbull High on Friday night. Coach Chris Lindwall\u2019s Cadets improved to 7-7 overall and 5-7 in the FCIAC. Coach Steve Tobitsch\u2019s Eagles are 9-5 overall and 8-4 in the league. Trumbull took a 10-3 lead behind eight points from Amanda Pfohl and a pair of Taylor Brown free throws. St. Joseph stormed back with Bridget Sharnick scoring eight points to pull within 13-9 after one period. The Cadets held the Eagles, who were 0-for-8 from the floor with five turnovers, without a point in the second quarter. Offensively, St. Joseph scored 14 unanswered points, with Maite Gritsko providing a spark with a key 3-pointer and a picture-perfect entry pass to Jackie Jozefick for a layup to close the frame with a 23-13 lead. Rachel Carron had a trey to get Trumbull off the schnied to start the third quarter, and Pfohl countered a Caitlin Sharnick 3-pointer with one of her own. The Cadets continued to play tough defense, however, and Caitlin Sharnick fed Bridget Sharnick for a basket before hitting a long-range shot off a press break to maintain the 10-point lead at 31-21 with eight minutes to play. Caitlin Sharnick scored inside and Gritsko buried a 3-pointer and added a layup on an inbounds play to take the score to 38-24. Bridget Sharnick finished with 15 points, Gritsko 11 and Caitlin Sharnick eight. Phohl had 14 points for Trumbull.