CRICKETERS smashed a massive 99 dolls as they saw off George 3-0 in Premier/Section 1, writes ANDY BEAL.

In a high-scoring clash, Cricketers won all three legs 31-28, 34-32, 34-30.

Barry Townsend top-scored with 15 dolls with all 16 players making double figures.

Alan Goodgame hit 15 dolls for White House as they beat Gladiators 2-1.

Chasing only 22, Keith Weller clanged off a perfect six to snatch the leg.

White House then took the next two 29-25, 30-24.

Red Lion Eynsham cruised to a 3-0 win at home to Kings Arms.

John Greenaway top-scored with 13 in a 26-20, 25-15, 25-19 scoreline.

Pete Shepherd clanged off a six in his 13 dolls as the George B beat Plough 3-0 in Section 2.

It was a tight game with George winning the first 26-20 and only taking the second on a three-stick shoot-out after the sides were tied at 21-21.

Chasing a target of 17, George anchorman Shepherd was left to complete victory.

After missing with his first stick, he clanged off the next four to seal maximum points. Teammate Nigel Debanks scored 14.

John Weller rattled off 16 dolls for Royal Sun as they beat Kidlington Sports Club 2-1 in Section 2.

Despite losing the first leg 25-24, Sun took the next two 26-23, 24-22.

North Oxford got the better of Cowley Con Club beating them 2-1 on their own patch in Section 3.

The first leg went to North on a three-stick shoot-out after drawing 21-21, with Cowley levelling the match 23-17.

The deciding leg went to North 23-21. Gareth Williams was top dog for Cowley with 13 dolls.

Leaders Vikings B extended their lead over second placed Donnington Club A, beating them 2-1 - but they had to do it the hard way.

After losing the opening leg 24-18, they sneaked the second 21-20, but easily took the deciding leg 25-14.

In Section 4, Bull ruined leaders Cowley Workers' unbeaten run in a 3-0 victory.

Phil Wright hit 13 dolls as they blew away the Workers 20-12, 20-17, 22-10.

Roger Herbert bagged a six in his dozen dolls and helped Red Cow to a 2-1 win away at Barley Mow in Section 7.

Losing the first leg 11-12, they won the next two 15-10, 12-11.

Jolly Postboys lifted their title hopes in Section 8 with a 3-0 win against Cricketers A.

Mark Jones bagged 12 as they took maximum points 12-7, 22-7, 22-11.

THE Kite, bottom of Division 12, won their first match of the season - but are still rooted to the foot of the league.

A 10-3, 8-5, 7-2 win over Cavalier was still not enough to climb off the bottom.