Ariana Rivas scored a game-high 19 points, but the Pioneers (4-2) committed 23 turnovers and missed 12 layups in losing to the Mustangs (3-4) in the semifinals of the Sutton Girls Christmas Tournament. Katie Sweeney had 12 points and Kayce Welch 10 for Monson, which will play the Sutton-Grafton winner in the final at 7 p.m. Friday. Southbridge will play in the consolation game at 5:30.
Monson 46, Southbridge 39
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Southbridge
Updated: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, 9:11 a.m.