OCA League Divisions 5-11

ANDY Small hit a century as Cairns Fudge closed in on the Division 5 title with a 166-run win at Swinbrook.

Small hit 105 and Tom Bezencenet 57 not out as Fudge rattled up 296-9.

It proved beyond the home side, who were shot out for 130, Chetan Patel taking 4-53.

Wantage stayed in touch with a three-wicket win at Horley 2nd.

Sam Peace (45) led Horley to 217-8, Ryan Martin taking 5-53.

Martin then scored 55 not out and Nick Burton 55 as Wantage reached 220-7.

At the foot of the table, the relegation battle will enter the final week, with Brill and West Witney fighting it out.

West Witney thrashed Great Horwood 2nd by nine wickets to stay just above the drop zone, while Brill received a walkover by Cassington.

Ankur Srivastava claimed 5-16 as Horwood were skittled out for 52, before West Witney reached 55-1.

Wolvercote landed the Division 6 title, courtesy of a 78-run win at Dorchester.

Stuart Tofts hit 63 in Wolvercote’s 200-6, before Richard Oliver took 4-14 in Dorchester’s 122 all out.

Stanton Harcourt’s ten-wicket win against Freeland 2nd won’t be enough to take the second promotion spot.

They dismissed Freeland for 75, before Chris Pascoe hit 51 not out in Stanton’s 76-0.

But Kilkenny will need only a single point from their last game against Minster Lovell 2nd next week to take second place.

They beat Garsington 2nd by 82 runs as Duncan Macdonald (75) helped them to 236-6, before James Barker claimed 5-20 in Garsington’s 154 all out.

In Division 7, Hanney’s seven-wicket win at Stonesfield 2nd sealed the title.

Chasing Stonesfield’s 136 all out, Hanney reached 137-3 as Charles Whitcomb hit 59.

Oxenford 2nd won Division 8, despite a 34-run defeat at West Ilsley 2nd.

They collected enough bonus points to go top, and with Sunningwell having completed their league programme, Oxenford cannot be overtaken.

East Oxford 3rd clinched the Division 9 title with a 116-run win at Charlbury 3rd.

This was despite East & West Hendred thrashing Swinbrook 2nd by 108 runs.

Matty Turner’s 129 not out helped Hendred to 241-6, before Swinbrook fell to 133 all out.

Bampton crushed Chesterton 2nd by 171 runs, and need six points next week against Charlbury 3rd to finish second.

Grant Print hit 102 in Bampton’s 211-4, then Chesterton were shot out for 40, Julian Easterbrook taking 4-8.