The No. 2 Pioneers trailed most of the game but made a late run before falling to the host Boxers, Division 1 state finalists last year. Sophomore Drew Vittum (7 rebounds) and Charlie Murray (11 boards) each had 13 points.
Brockton 59, St. John's (Shrewsbury) 51
Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Brockton
Updated: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, 9:11 a.m.