Cox leads the way to help Central pick up the points

Banbury Borough's Dave Varney sends his wood down against Avenue Coventry
Banbury Borough's Dave Varney sends his wood down against Avenue Coventry

Banbury Central beat Witney Town 59-46 in the West Oxon Ladies Bowls League.

Caroline Campion with Helen Young Melody and Eloise Jones won 19-11 while Mo Cox with Pam Shepherd Jane Williams and Myra Lewis won 29-12. But Carole Galletly with Annie Gilkes Anne Norton and June Bone lost 11-23.

Adderbury lost 88-79 against Watlington in division two of the Oxford & District Bowls League.

Adderbury collapsed in the latter stages against the promotion favourites.

Tom Clark with Bryan Ogilvie, Cliff Hall and John Radley won 21-20 but Chris Skidmore with Dave Allington, Nigel Eley and Pete Griffin went down 22-24 after being 22-3 ahead.

Phil Gladden’s rink of Paul Jelfs, Graham Tyrrell and Mick Jelfs were beaten 20-23. Ted Eley with George Sainsbury, Rod Head and Ian Dunn lost 16-21 after being 15-7 up.

Banbury Chestnuts lost 97-79 against West Witney.

Keith Buckle with Martyn Cooper, Norman Stringer and John McGeough won 22-17 while Lee Wilkinson with Stuart Marsden, Dave Ward and Colin Taylor won 31-12.

But Jamie Wilkinson with John Duncan, Richard Morris and Brian Ray lost 17-24 while Alan Wase with Pat Noonan, Eric Hilton and Dave Woods lost 9-44.

Bloxham lost 83-51 against Woodstock in division four.

Dave Morse with Norman Hambidge, Simon Wratten and Alan Miles lost 13-19 while Jim Lucas with Ray Sopp, Bob Ottway and Alan Round lost 13-15.

Tony Gardner with Brian Smith, Des Jones and Ray Hopkins lost 17-26 and Ron Higgins with John Elstob, Doug Woodward and John Stephens lost 8-23.