THERE was high emotion at Stonesfield as they booked their place in the second round of the Airey Cup with an eight-wicket victory over Yarnton & Cowley.

A minute’s silence was observed in memory of club chairman Andy Crawford before the game, with both teams wearing black arm bands as a mark of respect.

Yarnton made a lightning start, reaching 30-0 inside four overs.

But a remarkable collapse saw them slump to 57-9 as Tom Gubbins (5-25) and Ali Malik (4-37) starred.

They were eventually all out for 91, before George Redknap struck 49 not out to steer Stonesfield to 92-2.

Witney Swifts tasted defeat for the first time as they lost by six wickets at home to Oxenford.

George Seacole (86) and Tom Davies (36) helped the Division 2 side to 203-9 in their 45 overs, only for Roshan Gedara to hit 86 not out and Zain Iqbal 50 not out as Oxenford, from Division 1, eased to 204-4.

Faringdon thumped visitors Westcott by nine wickets.

Alex Robinshaw took 4-17 and Mike Hume 3-13 as Westcott were shot out for 93, before Rob Owen hit 64 not out to steer Faringdon to 98-1.

Marsh Gibbon were no match for Chipping Norton as they crashed to a ten-wicket loss.

Jim McGeown’s 5-25 helped to dismiss the hosts for only 96, before Richard Ferley hit 62 not out as Chippy raced to 97-0.

East & West Hendred saw off visitors Wootton & Boars Hill by five wickets.

Wootton posted 172-9, Billy Webb top-scoring with 52.

Webb then took 4-25 in Hendred’s reply, but, led by Jack Mulford (82), the hosts got home at 173-5.

Ben Moss was the star of the show for Watlington as his 6-11 helped them to a five-wicket win at home to Deddington in the Telegraph Cup first round.

The visitors were no match for Moss as they fell to 120 all out.

Chris Little then top-scored with 36 not out as Watlington eased in at 123-5.

Hanborough booked their place in round two with a six-wicket win at West Ilsley.

Three wickets apiece for Tom Weedon (3-21) and Jonathan Ayris (3-23) helped to dismiss Ilsley for 144, before Joseph Burgess struck 46 not out to steer Hanborough to 145-4.

An outstanding bowling display from Jason Trinder helped Kilkenny to a six-wicket win at Marcham.

Trinder took 4-15 in 11.5 overs to restrict Marcham to 121 all out.

Josh Bishop (42no) then led the way with the bat as Kilkenny eased to 124-4.

Adam Shorten took 6-30 for Uffington, but finished on the losing side as they were hammered by 135 runs at Middleton Cheney.

The hosts were bowled out for 184, but Tommy Owen (5-17) then ripped the heart out of Uffington’s reply as they slumped to 49 all out.

Risinghurst reached the second round with a 145-run win at Brill.

Selvam Raman (62) and Rakesh Nambiar (52) led Risinghurst to 263-9, before Brill were bowled out for only 118 in reply.

Tetsworth safely progressed, seeing off hosts Stanton Harcourt by 40 runs.

After being bowled out for 195, Andy Walker taking 5-44, Tetsworth dismissed their hosts for 155 as Sailesh Babu also claimed 5-44.

Tetsworth 2nd were too strong for Faringdon 2nd as they eased to a 133-run win in the first round of the Steve Dixon Memorial Cup.

Hamid Abdul top-scored with 88 and Reggie Isaac hit 48 not out in Tetsworth’s 267-7.

Sunil Gill then returned figures of 6-28 as Faringdon were shot out for 134 in reply.

Hook Norton reached round two with a 44-run win over visitors East & West Hendred 2nd.

Richard Cherry’s 72 led Hooky to 254-7, which proved beyond the visitors.

Nigel Hutt (90) led a spirited chase, but Jordan Glazier (4-43) helped to dismiss Hendred for 210.

Wootton & Boars Hill 2nd saw off visitors Shrivenham by six wickets.

Jack Bennett claimed 4-29 as Shrivenham were all out for 165.

Rueben Gill then struck 75 and Bennett 37 to steer Wootton home at 167-4.

In the Osberton Radiators Cup, Stonesfield 2nd edged through with a thrilling one-wicket win at Westcott 2nd.

Westcott set a useful total of 170 all out, Phil Bateman hitting 82 and Michael Franklin taking 4-30.

Stonesfield lost regular wickets in reply, but edged to victory at 171-9.

Kilkenny saw off visitors Witney Swifts 2nd by three wickets.

Billy Carter produced a fine all-round display, taking 3-22 in Swifts’ 122 all out, before finishing unbeaten on 44 as Kilkenny reached 123-7.

Eynsham 2nd brushed aside visitors Middleton Cheney 2nd by 92 runs.

They racked up 236-5 in their 45 overs, Andy Bain hitting 59, Roland Margerison 47 and Ben Weller 40 not out.

Ben Cross struck 81 in Cheney’s reply, but Margerison and Weller each took 3-26 to dismiss the visitors for 144.

Deddington 2nd saw off visitors Sunningwell 2nd by 27 runs in a low-scoring clash.

After being dismissed for only 124, they then bowled Sunningwell out for 97 to secure a place in round two.

Chesterton proved too strong for Letcombe in a 75-run victory.

Pete Whitlock’s 54 helped Chesterton set 209-4, before Lee Price claimed 4-23 and Daren Trinder 3-31 as Letcombe were dismissed for 134.

In the league, DANISH Mohammed’s fine century saw Britwell Salome to a six-wicket win at Radley in Division 5.

Neil Lawrence took 4-32 to restrict hosts Radley to 187-7 in their 45 overs, before Mohammed scored 101 not out to steer Britwell to 188-4.

There was a tie at Ducklington, who finished level with visitors Hailey & West Witney.

Ducklington were bowled out for 108 as Andy Green took 5-59.

But three wickets apiece for Kane Lewis (3-29) and George Townsend (3-49) ensured parity as Hailey were dismissed for exactly the same score.

Combe made it five wins from five with a seven-wicket triumph at Wolvercote 2nd.

In Division 6, half-centuries for Craig Woods (55) and Richard Walker (53) helped Kidlington 2nd to a 52-run win at Chipping Norton 2nd.

Kidlington posted 206 all out, Andrew Tompkins taking 5-27.

Tompkins then hit 34 not out in Chippy’s reply, but they fell to 154 all out.

Charlbury 2nd edged out visitors Oxenford 2nd by two wickets.

Dismissing Oxenford for 132, Charlbury were thankful to Jake Godfrey (56no) and Charlie Sinton (35) as they reached 133-8.

Ian Porter took 5-35 for Hook Norton 2nd in their four-run win at Kidlington 3rd in Division 8 North.

Hooky were all out for 172 as veteran Jim Blackford took 4-24 and Ran Da Silva 3-50.

Kidlington finished just short on 168-8, despite Da Silva’s 68.

Charlbury 3rd eased to a seven-wicket win at Risinghurst 2nd as Abi Flory took 4-27 and Ayan Chakravartty hit 69 not out.

Chadlington 2nd ran out seven-wicket winners at Swinbrook 2nd.

Samuel Ratcliffe’s 5-33 helped to dismiss Swinbrook for 150, Richard Parker top-scoring with 57 not out.

Kev Duester then struck 70 not out as Chadlington eased in at 152-3.