BILLY Hill starred as Democrats beat leaders Masons Arms in a top-of-the-table Division 1 clash, writes PETE EWINS.

There is only one point between the sides, but it remains to be seen when the next round of fixtures take place.

The Oxford Bar Billiards Association suspending all competitions until further notice due to coronavirus.

Hill (9,110, break 8,590) took the opening leg before Mick Murphy made it 1-1.

Undefeated Richard Garrett (5,980), Hill (5,750) and John Patey (6,600) increased the lead.

Alan Lowe (4,420) took the final point to keep Masons on top.

Vikings B closed in on the Division 2 title after a 4-2 home win over Headington Con Club.

Vinnie Brown put Vikings ahead, but Roger Tomlin levelled.

The hosts then pulled clear with wins from Melvyn Johnson, Brown and top scorer Sean Stratford (4,170).

Berinsfield Club are in second place after defeating Staff Club 4-2 at home.

Jack Clements John Boal and David Naylor put them in charge.

Chris Bateman pulled one back for the visitors, but Boal’s second success made the points safe before Chris Iagoe’s consolation.