SHOAIB Ahmed hit a superb unbeaten century as Stonesfield cruised to an eight-wicket victory at home to Yarnton & Cowley on Saturday.

Division 1 basement boys Yarnton posted a competitive total of 202-7 in their 45 overs with Mateen Junaid hitting 65 and Uzair Ahmed 53.

Sam Hibberd took 3-26 for Stonesfield, who then eased to victory with Ahmed making an unbeaten 109 to steer his side home.

Charlbury slipped to their first defeat as Faringdon ran out five-wicket winners.

Will Oglesby starred for hosts Faringdon, taking 4-28 as Charlbury were all out for 130, Ashley Rump top-scoring with 57.

Oglesby then hit 41 not out to see Faringdon to 132-5.

Division 2 leaders Witney Swifts marched on with a comprehensive eight-wicket victory against visitors Wantage.

Redd Pratley’s 5-25 helped restrict Wantage to 164-7, before Josh Grant (59no) and Jason Seacole (50no) saw Swifts to 166-2.

Wootton & Boars Hill beat hosts Chipping Norton by 19 runs.

An opening partnership of 124 between Shaun Morton (85) and Marc Glover (33) set a good platform for a competitive total of 186-6, Billy Webb chipping in with 39 not out.

Billy Webb then claimed 4-41 in Chippy’s reply as they were bowled out for 167, Dave Brassett top-scoring with 48.

Marsh Gibbon saw off visitors Eynsham by 47 runs.

They had posted only 139 all out, Tom Gerken taking 4-32.

But a super haul of 5-16 from 12 overs from Carl Needham, who had earlier scored 35, helped to dismiss Eynsham for 92.

Clifton Hampden finally got off the mark with a 52-run win at home to Chadlington.

Rob England (48no) and Matthew Burton (38no) helped Clifton to 179-5.

England then took 4-19 and Julian Hitchman 3-27 to restrict Chadlington to 127-9 in their reply.

Division 3 leaders Middleton Cheney edged out hosts Kidlington by one run.

Chris Graham’s 5-39 helped to dismiss Cheney for 163, Geoff Barrett hitting 49.

Richard Walker’s 77 led Kidlington’s reply, but they were bowled out for 162, Sam Hanson taking 4-36.

An unbeaten 79 from Ben Tew led Stanton Harcourt to an eight-wicket victory at Fringford.

A composed 68 from Tom Bacon helped Fringford to 184 all out, before 79 not out from Tew and 49 from Arun White led Stanton home at 188-2.

Cairns Fudge were all out for 113 but still managed a 59-run win against visitors Hanborough.

Harry Newall took 3-12 in Hanborough’s reply as they were tumbled out for only 54.

Risinghurst defeated visitors Kilkenny by 27 runs.

Ramu Vellayappan top-scored with 46 in their 214 all out, and then Martin Kalyan took 3-25 and Sandeep George 3-44 as Kilkenny were bowled out for 187.

Neil Maguire’s haul of 4-55 led Watlington to a five-wicket win against Tetsworth.

Krunal Patel’s 62 was the main contribution in Tetsworth’s 114 all out.

Watlington reached 117-5 to wrap up a comfortable win.

Outstanding performances from Adrian Redhead and Connor Graney led Dorchester to a crushing 281-run victory over visitors Swinbrook in Division 4.

Captain Redhead made his second century in a row as he hit 118, while youngster Graney slammed 112 not out to lead Dorchester to a massive 324-4.

An under-strength Swinbrook were no match, being skittled for 43 as Will Anastasiadis took 3-6.

Leaders Bampton thrashed hosts West Ilsley by 153 runs.

Richard Pitt hit 56 in Bampton’s 195 all out, and Ady Brooksbank took 4-15 to send Ilsley crashing to 42 all out.

Michael Palmer’s 5-44 helped Marcham to a four-wicket win at Sunningwell.

The home side were dismissed for 133, Tom Harris hitting 49.

Stuart Armstrong (61no) then saw Marcham home at 135-6.

Division 5 leaders Combe were too strong for Ducklington in a nine-wicket victory.

Mike Eeley (4-40) and Dave Gardner (3-60) combined to dismiss Ducklington for 105.

Combe took only 13.3 overs to reach the target as Robbie Nicholson (79no) once again dominated.

Britwell Salome beat visitors Steventon by 51 runs.

Steve Strong top-scored with 60 in Britwell’s 159 all out.

Zaffir Hussain then took 5-21 as Steventon were shot out for 108 in reply.

Omer Tariq fell just short of a century (92), but inspired Hailey & West Witney to a 26-run win at Hook Norton.

Tariq’s 92 saw Hailey set 194-7 in their 45 overs, before Nigel Walker claimed 4-49 as Hooky were bowled out for 168.

Jack Spencer-Matthews top-scored with 81 to help Kennington to a 56-run win against local rivals Radley.

Kennington set 200-9, and then Russell Vircavs, who had earlier scored 59, took 3-28 as Radley were dismissed for 144.

Wolvercote 2nd beat hosts Great Horwood 2nd by five wickets.

Manoj Perera hit 117 as Shrivenham thumped hosts Charlbury 2nd by 142 runs in Division 6.

Perera’s fine knock saw Shrivenham to 231-7.

Matt Haywood then claimed 5-28 in 12 overs as Charlbury were bowled out for 89.

Leaders Tetsworth 2nd fell to 118 all out and a 59-run defeat against visitors Oxenford 2nd.

Anantharam Devaraj top-scored with 60 in Oxenford’s 177-8, and then Sameer Kesava took 3-18 to help secure a comfortable win.

Chipping Norton 2nd edged past hosts Kidlington 2nd by three wickets.

Jack Owen claimed 5-15 in Kidlington’s 145 all out.

Chippy reached the target with seven wickets down as Adam Wallington top-scored with 46 and Tony Launchbury took 4-47.

Wootton & Boars Hill 2nd easily defeated visitors Faringdon 2nd by eight wickets.

Chasing Faringdon’s 138 all out, Cam King taking 4-33, Wootton eased to 139-2 as Anthony Benson hit 54 not out.

In Division 7, leaders Chesterton lost their unbeaten record, falling to a two-wicket defeat at Eynsham 2nd.

Roland Margerison was the star of the show, taking 3-44 in Chesterton’s 178 all out, before hitting an unbeaten 89 to lead Eynsham to 179-8.

Yarnton & Cowley 2nd beat hosts Middleton Cheney 2nd by 110 runs.

Aizaz Khan hit 63 in Yarnton’s 189-5 then claimed 3-11 in Cheney’s 79 all out.

A fine unbeaten century from Samuel Sherpa-Moore saw Hook Norton 2nd to a formidable 259-7 and a 93-run victory at Swinbrook 2nd in Division 8 North.

Jason Davis chipped in with 53 for Hooky, who then dismissed their hosts for 166 as James Ingham took 3-46.

Westcott 2nd edged out hosts Deddington 2nd by 20 runs.

James Batman (42no) and Philip Bateman (34) helped Westcott to 143-7 in their 45 overs.

Deddington replied with only 123-8 as Westcott’s bowlers held sway.

In Division 8 South, Letcombe were too strong for visitors Watlington 2nd, running out 33-run winners.

Andy Rothwell top-scored with 41 as Letcombe set 190-8.

Mark Taylor (57) and Chris Allen (40) led Watlington’s reply, but they fell for 157 as Jerry May took 3-21.

Chalgrove were thankful to Ben Little as they edged past hosts Steventon 2nd by three wickets.

Little took 3-22 and Keith Coleman 3-9 to help to dismiss Steventon for 107.

Little then scored 70 out of Chalgrove’s 108-7 to lead his side to 108-7 – with no other Chalgrove batsman making double figures.

Richard Wightman’s fine haul of 6-11 helped Marcham 2nd to a six-wicket win at home to Sunningwell 2nd.