Ollie Mersch hit a magnificent 143 for Minster Lovell 3rd as they beat hosts Combe by 73 runs in Division 7.

Mersch, and fellow teenager Felix Wright (52) helped Minster to 231-6, before another youngster, Wes Spearman, took 4-26 in Combe’s 158 all out.

Wootton & Boars Hill saw off visitors Yarnton & Cowley 2nd by six runs.

After posting 168-5, Anthony Benson top-scoring with 39 not out, Wootton restricted their visitors to 162-9 in reply as Jack Ulyatt took 3-33.

Brill saw off Kennington by 108 runs in Division 5.

They reached 200-7 thanks to Colin Young (63) and Phil Chanel (40no), and then Andy Wynd claimed 4-11 as Kennington crashed to 92 all out.

Adam Bennett’s 5-7 from ten tight overs proved the difference as Hook Norton beat hosts Britwell Salome by four wickets.

Britwell managed only 103 all out thanks to Bennett’s haul, then Rob Webb (37) saw Hooky to 104-6.

In Division 6, an unbeaten 76 from youngster Jack Tomes was in vain as Faringdon 2nd lost by six wickets at home to Wolvercote 2nd.

Faringdon posted 168-6, but Ben Madden (62no) and Chris Babbs (57no) combined to lead Wolvercote to 170-4.

Craig Woods smashed a superb 117, but it was in vain as Kidlington 2nd lost by four wickets at Kidlington.

The hosts scored 194-4, but Hamid Abdul (72) and Reggie Isaac (68) saw Tetsworth over the line at 195-6.

Under 17 player James Morrell took a hat-trick in superb figures of 6-31 as Sunningwell 2nd beat hosts Dorchester 2nd by 14 runs in Division 8.

Veteran Pete Whinfrey (60) and Morrell (44no) had helped Sunningwell set 185-6, before Morrell’s superb haul helped to dismiss Dorchester for 171, despite 91 from Ian Ferris.

Heath Cooper starred for Chalgrove in their seven-wicket win over visitors Risinghurst 2nd.

Cooper took 6-19 in Risinghurst’s 81 all out, then scored 30 not out as Chalgrove reached 83-3.

Britwell Salome 2nd saw off hosts Stanton Harcourt 2nd by three wickets.

Chasing Stanton’s 140 all out, Britwell reached 145-7 as Danish Mohammed hit 50 not out.

In Division 9, Deddington 2nd scored 165-7 and then restricted Charlbury to 155-7, William Oldfield taking 5-33.