Abingdon Vale 2nd could avoid relegation – despite failing to win all season.

The points from a draw with Challow & Childrey 2nd were enough to help Vale climb out of the drop zone for the first time this season.

James Boon hit 108, Nick Rivett hit 83 and Mike Cook 50 not out in the home side's 275-4 dec.

Cook then took 4-52, but Challow played out for a draw on 162-7 from 60 overs.

Abingdon 2nd 15pts, Challow 2nd 5.

Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 2nd’s survival chances took a knock after a heavy home defeat to Bledlow Ridge 2nd.

Nondies were rolled over for just 78 and Ridge raced to 80-1.

Ox & Bletch Nond 2nd 1, Bledlow Ridge 2nd 25.

Wallingford maintained their ten-point lead at the top by seeing off Chearsley.

Trevor Spindler took 4-44 as the visitors struggled to compile 149 after being put in.

James Barrett (93no) steered Wallingford to a seven-wicket victory in the 33rd over.

Wallingford 25, Chearsley 5.

Rob Wilson-Fry took 5-9 in a 5.1 over spell to dismiss Leighton Buzzard Town 2nd for 133 at Great & Little Tew 2nd, who won by six wickets in the 30th over.

Gt & Little Tew 25, L Buzzard 2nd 6 .

Bicester & North Oxford 2nd stayed on course for promotion by seeing off Banbury 3rd by six wickets.

Banbury could muster only 136 before being bowled out and Darren Booker (36) and Stafford Sansome (35) saw Bicester home at 141-4.

Bicester & NO 2nd 25, Banbury 3rd 6.