The St. Joseph softball team opened Class M state tournament play with a 2-0 victory over Waterford High in Trumbull on Wednesday. Coach Jeff Babineau\u2019s Cadets, after a bye in the first round, scored a run in the third and sixth innings against the 16th-seeded Wildcats (15-7). St. Joseph will host No. 8 Griswold in the quarterfinals on Thursday at a time to be determined. Nicole Williams allowed only one hit and struck out 13. She had a sacrifice fly to plate a run. Hanna Hutchison had two of the Cadets\u2019 seven hits, drove in a run, and scored a run. Jovanna Hillman also had two hits.