Division 1

ASTON Rowant thrashed hosts Horspath by 125 runs to send their Oxfordshire rivals crashing to the foot of the table.

The visitors posted 235 all out after being put in to bat with openers George Reid, who made 57 from 70 balls, and James Coles (41) putting on 96 for the first wicket.

The pair both fell to 15-year-old off-spinner Luke Heritage, who finished with 4-75 on his debut, bowling in tandem with left-arm spinner Lloyd Belcher, who took 5-65 from 26 overs.

Tom Condon hit 39 before featuring in a mid-innings collapse which saw Rowant lose four wickets for seven runs as they slipped to 150-6, with Chris Watling (43no) steering them to their final total.

Horspath were then skittled for 110 with Leo Bethell (2-19) making the early inroads before off-spinner Adam Muttitt (5-24) wrapped up the innings.

Darryl Brown was left undefeated on 37 as the last four wickets tumbled for three runs.

Banbury had an afternoon to forget as they were hammered by 129 runs at Buckingham.

Ollie Wright (3-45) and Joe Thomas (3-69) helped Banbury bowl out their hosts for 211.

But they crashed to 82 all out in reply.

Division 2

OXFORD marched on at the top, but did not have things all their own way at basement side Dinton.

The hosts batted well and set a decent total of 222-8, Samad Fallah the pick of the attack with 3-73.

Jamie Perkin and Harvey Eltham shared a half-century stand for the opening wicket.before falling in quick succession.

Fergus Nutt then took centre stage, hitting an unbeaten 64 to see the leaders home in the 42nd over at 223-6.

Thame Town remain their nearest challengers after their superb run of form continued with a convincing nine-wicket success at Amersham – their fourth consecutive win.

A sensational display with the ball saw second-placed Thame dismiss their rivals for just 53 in the 23rd over.

Faisal Ali led the way with 5-29 from 11 overs.

He received good support from fellow seamer Johannes Van Dyk, who returned 3-13 from eight.

Devane Warner took the final wicket to finish with 2-11.

Thame wasted little time in passing their target.

Although they lost Olliver Ebsworth-Burland for a duck, Callum Russell blasted an unbeaten 39 from 32 balls as they got home in the 13th over.

Oxford Downs clung on for a draw in their match at home to Cookham Dean.

Visiting skipper Patrick Castleden carried his bat with a superb 128 as the visitors posted 272-9, Will Watts taking 4-65 and Prav Chahal returning 3-48.

Downs made a shocking start in reply, Watts and Amin Rafiq both falling for ducks as they slipped to 4-2.

Skipper George Sandbach led the fightback with 53, but when he fell, Downs were still up against it on 97-5.

A sixth-wicket stand of 95 between James Ellwood and Tom Costley gave them hope of an unlikely victory.

But when Ellwood fell for 68 and then Costley followed shortly afterwards for 54, Downs shut up shop and closed on 226-8.