CHARLBURY stayed clear at the top of OCA League Division 1 as they edged past visitors Great Horwood by four wickets on Saturday.

Hasula Prematilaka took 3-21 and Jake Godfrey 3-33 as the visitors were all out for 125, before Ben Geeson-Brown hit 41 not out to steer Charlbury to 131-6.

Faringdon defeated visitors Radley by eight wickets in a match reduced to 25 overs per side.

After restricting Radley to 101-9, Rob Owen hammered 71 not out to lead Faringdon to 104-2.

Minster Lovell eased to a 63-run victory at home to Shrivenham.

Connor Tinsley hit 54 and Eddie Dunn 40 in Minster’s 272-9, where Conor Taylor and Tari Dogra both took 4-61 for the visitors.

Taylor top-scored with 67 for Shrivenham, who were restricted to 209-8 as Leigh Smith took 3-39.

Yarnton & Cowley picked up their first win as they beat visitors Chipping Norton by 13 runs in a low-scoring match.

Jim McGeown took 6-31 as Yarnton were dismissed for only 78 batting first, but Muhammad Adil (4-10) and Majid Khan (3-26) sent Chippy crashing to 65 all out.

Stonesfield beat basement boys Oxenford by four wickets.

Young Liam Hatton claimed 3-29 as Stonesfield held their visitors to 191-9, and then Sean Holley hit 67 not out to steer Stonesfield to 192-6.

Wolvercote marched on at the top of Division 2 as they thumped visitors Chadlington by 129 runs.

Angus Gardiner-Morrison (54no) and Darren Jones (42) led Wolvercote to 206-8, before Rhys Davies and Nico Joubert each claimed 3-23 as Chadlington tumbled to 77 all out in reply.

East & West Hendred kept up the pressure as Mark Baring almost single-handedly led them to a 74-run win at Clifton Hampden.

Hendred were dismissed for 189 as Jon Francis hit 50 and Baring 30, Julian Hitchman taking 4-40 for the home side.

Baring then returned excellent figures of 6-27 from 8.5 overs as Clifton were bowled out for 115.

Wootton & Boars Hill defeated visitors Witney Swifts by six wickets.

Martin Bungay (4-30) and Billy Webb (3-23) combined to bowl Swifts out for 138, Kieran Foggett top-scoring with 72 not out.

Wootton eased to 140-4 in reply as Ben Tew hit 45 and Marc Glover 42.

Wantage hammered visitors Broughton & North Newington by ten wickets.

Will Harvey (3-22) and Barry Martin (3-27) saw Broughton dismissed for 122, which was surpassed by Colin Mercer (64no) and Richard Chapman (55no).

Cairns Fudge beat visitors Marsh Gibbon by 20 runs.

After being bowled out for only 103, Chetan Patel took 4-9 for Fudge to dismiss Marsh for 83.

Tetsworth duo Kailash Meghji and Sailesh Babu slammed centuries in their side’s 117-run victory at Kidlington.

Meghji hit 138 and Babu 114 as Tetsworth racked up 297-6 in their 45 overs.

Nikunj Patel (4-43) and Krunal Patel (3-36) then shone with the ball as Kidlington were dismissed for 180, Andy Oliver hitting 52.

Kilkenny kept up the pressure on the leaders, courtesy of a four-wicket win at Eynsham.

Sam Jones scored 50 in Eynsham’s 131 all out as Billy Carter, Darren Gordon and Chris King took three wickets apiece.

Gordon hit 43 in Kilkenny’s reply as they reached 132-6.

Marcham won their basement battle with visitors Stanton Harcourt by three wickets.

Thomas Mooring was the star of the show for Marcham as he took 4-26 in Stanton’s 156 all out, before top-scoring with 55 as his side reached 157-7.

Hanborough saw off visitors Westcott by 92 runs.

Matt Gorman hit 36 and Rob Lovick 35 in Hanborough’s 191-9, before Westcott were shot out for 99 as Richard Brown claimed 3-10.

Risinghurst stayed top of Division 4 after seeing off visitors Minster Lovell 2nd by 68 runs in a match reduced to 30 overs a side.

Ramu Vellayappan scored 51 for Risinghurst in their 155-7, Sean Hubbert claiming 5-42 for Minster, who were then all out for just 87.

Deddington beat visitors West Ilsley in five wickets.

Maneesh Verma took 3-51 as West Ilsley set 229-5, Adam Barnes hitting 78 and Dan Simmons 63.

Deddington reached 230-5 to seal victory as Verma hit 68 and Gerard Duncan 65.

Sunningwell brushed aside hosts Hailey by eight wickets.

Pete Whinfrey (4-42) and Ben Roberts (3-40) combined in Hailey’s 152 all out, before Thomas Harris’s 74 not out led Sunningwell to 153-2.

Steve McComb fell two short of a century as Dorchester beat hosts Uffington by 55 runs.

McComb (98) and Adrian Redhead (48) helped Dorchester to 178-5, before Thom Airs claimed 4-24 to help dismiss Uffington for 123.

Bampton made it six wins from six in Division 5 as they edged past hosts Hook Norton by five runs.

Bampton set 181-9, Edward Landray hitting 56, which proved just enough.

Brill lost their first game of the season, falling to a six-run defeat at home to Garsington.

Ben Jackson took 5-65 to help dismiss the visitors for 154, but Brill then fell for 148, despite 55 from Jeremy Mansfield.

Kennington moved up to third after a thumping 181-run win at home to Charlbury 2nd.

They racked up 241-9 as Ben Andre hit 46 and Graham Rowley 43.

Isaac Pullen then returned 3-13 for Kennington as the visitors were skittled out for 60.

West Witney saw off Chipping Norton 2nd by 65 runs.

Saurabh Mehrotra top-scored with 75 for visiting West Witney in their 187 all out, Danny Molyneux taking 4-32.

Mehrotra then claimed 5-14 in Chippy’s reply as they fell to 122 all out.

WOLVERCOTE’S 100 per cent record in Division 6 continued as they beat hosts Kidlington 2nd by 66 runs.

Chris Babbs top-scored with 90 in Wolvercote’s 261-5, before Ali Dent claimed 5-54 to restrict Kidlington to 195-9.

East & West Hendred 2nd edged past visitors Oxenford 2nd by four runs in a thriller.

Nigel Hutt’s 82 not out and 66 from Miles Martin saw Hendred set 198-4.

Simon Thwaite’s 60 kept Oxenford always in the hunt, but they finished on 194-9.

Faringdon 2nd youngster Jack Tomes was the star as his 94 steered them to a 153-run win at Hanney.

After setting 225-8, Andy Liddiard claimed 3-24 as Hanney were shot out for 72.

Steventon hammered hosts Shrivenham 2nd by 177 runs as Stephen Thompson hit 120 not out.

Glen Willett (79) and Phil Armstrong (65) also contributed to Steventon’s 304-4.

Armstrong then claimed 4-34 as Shrivenham crashed to 127 all out.

Jacob Hughes’s 6-33 set up Ducklington to beat visitors Hanborough 2nd by nine wickets in Division 7.

Hanborough were shot out for 51, before Ducklington raced to 52-1.

Minster Lovell 3rd saw off visitors Yarnton & Cowley 2nd by 34 runs.

Youngsters Felix Wright (39) and Dee Jarvis (30) helped Minster set 158-9 in their 45 overs, and then veterans Keith Wright (4-34) and Lyndsay Halliwell (3-34) bowled Yarnton out for 124.

Witney Swifts 2nd defeated visitors Wootton & Boars Hill 2nd by 39 runs.

Swifts were all out for 153, and then Bob Godwin claimed 3-43 as Wootton were dismissed for 114.

Declan Wastie claimed 7-36 to extend Stanton Harcourt 2nd’s winning run to five matches in Division 8.

Dorchester 2nd were knocked over for 126, before Jake Souch’s 54 not out saw Stanton Harcourt to 128-5.

Chadlington 2nd defeated visitors Marcham 2nd by six wickets.

William Doar took 4-36 to help restrict Marcham to 149-7, and then Paul Duester (67no) led Chadlington to 150-4.

Risinghurst 2nd brushed aside hosts Sunningwell 2nd by nine wickets.

Santha Thirupathi took 4-24 and Graham Drummond 3-22 as Risinghurst bowled their hosts out for 58.

Risinghurst then eased home at 59-1.

In Division 9, Swinbrook 2nd beat visitors Kennington 2nd by seven wickets.

Three wickets apiece for Ryan Dadge and Joe Parker skittled Kennington out for 48, Swinbrook losing three wickets en route to 49-3.