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New Oxford's offensive effort Tuesday was one of pace, of players flying past defenders and into the lane, and of making controlled, intelligent passes to the perimeter.

Often, the ball was passed several times on the perimeter before a 3-point attempt or a drive to the basket.

The Colonials piled up 20 assists and just seven turnovers in their 81-44 win against York County Tech in the first round of the Colonial Holiday Tournament.

New Oxford will face Waynesboro in the tournament championship game on Wednesday night.

"I don't think tonight in itself gives us a huge lift," New Oxford head coach Sean Bair said. "Tomorrow night is the big night."

Devon Duvall and John Wessel combined for 50 of New Oxford's points.

Duvall dished out six assists, and three other Colonials had at least three assists.

The Colonials' second win of the season certainly was their best offensive effort of 2015.

"I think especially the guys who have been around for a couple of years see the growth practice by practice," Bair said. "We're significantly better than we were last year, and way better than we were two years ago."

Scoring on eight of their first 12 possessions, the Colonials built a 15-6 lead.

With the quarter clock winding down, Duvall faced the basket and bulled his way to the basket for a buzzer-beating layup to make it 20-10.

Wessel heated up in the second, scoring 11 points, including a 3 from the left wing with two seconds left on the clock.

Trevor Floyd hit back-to-back 3s to start the third quarter, and the rout was on.

"We know we can get open shots, but we'd like to get layups," Bair said.

The first game of the night couldn't have been more different.

Waynesboro and Bermudian battled through 10 lead changes in a game that totaled fewer points than New Oxford itself scored in its game.

Waynesboro took the lead with 6:40 left in the fourth quarter on a 3-pointer by Mitch Neterer, and the Indians held on for their first win of the season, 40-34.

Tony Petrosky strapped the Eagles on his back and led them back to tie the game at 30.

He yanked down an offensive rebound with 5:02 left and scored a three-point play with a teardrop to make it 30-28.

Petrosky hit an awkward, lunging two-handed shot from a few feet away while being fouled with 4:10 to go.

But he missed the free throw, and Dakota Rhyne gave Waynesboro the lead for good when he muscled in a putback layup on the next possession.

New Oxford 81, York County Tech 44

York County Tech (44)

Luis DeLeon 5 5-6 16, Wehler 2 0-0 5, Porter 0 0-0 0, Savery 2 4-7 8, Otero 0 0-0 0, Brown 2 1-2 5, Gallon 1 0-0 2, Jenkins 0 0-0 0, Smith 2 1-6 6, Baldwin 1 0-0 2, Mitzell 0 0-0 0. Totals — 15 11-21 44.

New Oxford (81)

Rudisill 0 0-0 0, Myers 1 0-0 2, Joey Stiles 4 3-5 11, Rex 0 0-0 0, Floyd 2 0-0 6, Brown 2 3-5 7, Devon Duvall 9 8-9 26, Lehman 0 0-0 0, John Wessel 6 7-8 24, Gruver 2 0-1 5. Totals — 26 21-28 81.

York County Tech     _ 10     _ 12     _ 15     _ 7     _ —     _ 44

New Oxford     _ 20     _ 19     _ 22     _ 20     _ —     _ 81

3-point goals — YCT 3 (Smith, DeLeon, Wehler). NO 8 (Wessel 5, Floyd 2, Gruver).

Waynesboro 40, Bermudian Springs 34

Waynesboro (40)

Hoffman 1 2-2 4, Correll 0 0-0 0, Fogelsonger 0 0-0 0, Davis 0 0-0 0, Mitch Neterer 3 2-2 10, Cameron Keck 4 3-6 12, Akamelu 2 0-0 4, Sims 0 0-0 0, Rhyne 2 1-2 5, Weibley 1 0-0 2, Hine 1 1-2 3. Totals — 14 9-14 40.

Bermudian Springs (34) 

Hoke 0 0-0 0, Byers 0 0-0 0, Staub 2 0-1 4, Hursh 0 1-2 1, Kasulen 2 2-3 6, Nace 3 2-2 8, Long 0 1-2 1, Tony Petrosky 6 2-4 14. Totals — 13 8-14 34.

Waynesboro     _ 8     _ 9     _ 7     _ 16     _ —     _ 40

Bermudian Springs     _ 3     _ 9     _ 11     _ 11     _ —     _ 34

3-point goals — Way 3 (Neterer 2, Keck).

JV score — Waynesboro 46, Bermudian Springs 29

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