SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD finally picked up a victory, and did so in emphatic manner, as they hammered visitors Westbury by nine wickets to move off the bottom of Division 1.

Westbury opted to bat first, but were routed for just 76 as Craig Wood took 5-25 and Calum Taylor 4-46.

Shipton needed only 14 overs to reach 80-1 to wrap up victory, Tanuj Chopra hitting 38 not out.

Didcot made it an incredible 18 successive wins in the Cherwell League as Abingdon Vale became their latest victims with a five-wicket success.

Didcot won the final nine games of last season in Division 2 and have now matched that streak this year.

They inserted their hosts at Hales Meadow and, with Patrick Foster taking 4-36, restricted them to 179-8 in their 53 overs, Paul Butcher top-scoring with 39.

Didcot looked in a spot of trouble at 68-4, but Foster completed a good day with 58 and Connor Morrison hit 41 not out to lead the table-toppers to 184-5.

Cumnor saw off hosts Tiddington by four wickets in a low-scoring encounter.

Alex Davies (4-12) and Max Mannering (3-11) combined to dismiss Tiddington for 106.

Ellie Noble took 3-22 on her first-team debut for Tiddington, but Cumnor reached 108-6.

Twyford were no match for second-placed Great Brickhill as they slumped to an eight-wicket defeat.

Garth Davson and Toby Brown took four wickets apiece as Brickhill shot out their hosts for 88, then took just 14.5 overs to reach 89-2.

Long Marston beat visitors Buckingham 2nd by three wickets to send their opponents to the bottom of the table.

Maiden club centuries for James Mokler and Dave Eaton were not enough for Banbury 2nd to secure victory against struggling Minster Lovell in Division 2.

Mokler hit 100 not out and Eaton 100 as Banbury declared on 301-5 in 49 overs.

Their visitors shut up shop from ball one to crawl to 167-6 in 51 overs to end their run of four straight defeats.

Challow & Childrey’s Luke Stevens starred with a half-century and a five-wicket haul helping them to pull clear of the relegation zone with victory over Leighton Buzzard.

Challow set 236-9 as Stevens hit 61 not out, Joe Harris 55 and Ryan Gordon 51.

Stevens then claimed 5-34 as Buzzard slumped to 132 all out.

Aston Rowant 2nd saw off Bledlow Village by 36 runs.

They set 222-7, Thad Cooper top-scoring with 74.

Sasha Barras and Caspar Mason then took three wickets apiece as Bledlow fell for 186.

Bicester & North Oxford stay top after a draw at home to Cropredy.

Cropredy set 247-9 in their 53 overs, Ed Somerton hitting 63 and Eli Heath 62, Dan Clark taking 4-76 for the hosts.

Led by Adam Stapleford-Jones, who hit 105, Bicester got to within 15 runs of victory, closing on 233-7.

Horspath 2nd crashed to 82 all out and an 82-run defeat at Wolverton Town.

Steve Dobson struck his second successive century as Sandford St Martin went top of Division 3 with a six-wicket success at Stokenchurch.

Tom Goffe had earlier taken 5-47 to help dismiss the hosts for 181, before Dobson hit 114 to steer Sandford to 183-4 in the 29th over.

Oxford 2nd beat Oxford Downs 2nd by 109 runs, taking the winning wicket with three balls to spare.

Ruari Willis (63), Richard Musk (61) and Adam Hall (56) helped Oxford to 244-9, and Downs were clinging on until the final over, when they were bowled out for 135.

Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts edged out Great Brickhill 2nd by two wickets.

Arfan Ahmed took 5-65 in Brickhill’s 245 all out, Anton De Beer hitting 112, before Chris Day (69) and Pablo Mukherjee (64) led Nondies’ reply to 248-8.

Thame 2nd and East Oxford drew with the scores level.

Thame reached 221-7 in their 53 overs, Richard Carr hitting 60.

East Oxford finished on exactly the same score for the draw, Adam Phippen claiming 3-58 for the hosts.

Banbury 3rd drew their home clash with Horley.

After setting 220-9, in which Adnan Ahmed hit 72, Horley were left clinging on at 189-9, despite 4-46 from Ian Bryan.

Adam Mayho’s 113 helped Witney Mills to a crushing 199-run win over Tiddington 2nd in Division 4.

Mills posted 240-7, before ripping through Tiddington for just 41 as Pierre Lefort took 5-18 and Ben Madden 4-14.

Charlbury saw off Abingdon Vale 2nd by seven wickets, while Great & Little Tew hammered visitors Kimble by nine wickets.

Horspath 3rd lost by 33 runs at home to Bletchley, while Brackley kept pressure on the leaders with a 56-run win over Long Marston 2nd.

Andy Cross became the third Banbury player of the weekend to score a maiden club century, but his celebrations were cut short as Banbury 4th lost by four wickets at Eynsham in Division 6.

Batting first, Banbury set 202-8 as Cross hit 103 not out.

But Eynsham then reached 203-6 in the 44th over as Jimmy Rossiter top-scored with 50.

In Division 5, Shipton 2nd could not quite beat Cropredy 2nd, but had the better of a draw to close the gap on leaders Cumnor 2nd.

Shipton set 202 all out, Aidan Wilkinson top-scoring with 78.

Jason Hunt then took 4-54 and Brad Bryant 3-60 to leave Cropredy clinging on at 179-9.

In Division 7, Ellie Norton took 5-12 as Charlbury 2nd eased past Didcot 3rd by seven wickets.

Didcot were all out for 133, and then Charlbury eased to 134-3 in the 42nd over.

Luke Bowles and Dan Blakey shared an unbroken opening stand of 242 as Cumnor 3rd thrashed Didcot 4th by 219 runs in Division 9.

Bowles hit 116 not out and Blakey 95 not out as Cumnor racked up 242-0 declared in 40 overs.

Spinner Sam Down then took 7-12 as Didcot fell to 23 all out in just 16.2 overs in their reply.