THAME United returned to winning ways at Kidlington when they defeated their hosts 3-1.
The home side recently underwent a managerial change and the visitors made the most of the uncertainty to seal a deserved win.
United were once again missing several regulars, however the match saw the welcome return of defender Matt Willet after several months out injured.
The visitors got off to a great start when Luke Ricketts intercepted a back pass and lobbed the keeper in the first 20 seconds.
Thame were in control and increased their lead after half an hour. Alex Stewart met a Matt Hall throw on the left byline and turned and crossed to Pykett whose close range shot was blocked by the keeper with James Keeble on hand to tap in
.Kidlington pulled a goal back just before the break from a corner.
The second half even with chances at both ends but United scored a third goal when Stewart (pictured, right) won and then converted a penalty.
Thame face Wokingham and Embrook away on Saturday.