EMU Creek's attack tamed the United Tigers in Saturday's finish to round three in the Emu Valley Cricket Association's division one clash.
The Tigers were 7-142 in reply to Emu Creek's target of 224 on United's wicket at Ewing Park.
United fought back to be 193 before the next wicket fell.
The last two wickets were captured by Anthony Collins as Emu Creek achieved a 26-run victory.
Most of United's top-order batsmen made starts, but did not go on to build a significant innings.
In a match where the Collins name featured heavily, Anthony Collins took 3-67 for Emu Creek.
Daniel Chamberlain captured 4-32 off 15 overs and Simon Marwood took 3-30 in 16 overs.
Leading runscorers for United were Alex Collins 37, Tim Elliott 35, Andy Collins 33, Forbes Klemm 33, and Andrew Gaul 28.
Spring Gully struck back from being dismissed for 102 in its first innings against Golden Gully to take outright points.
Dismissed for 122 on day one, Golden Gully hit back to have the Crows reeling at 6-39 by stumps.
Despite an unbeaten 39 by Ryan Pedrotti, Spring Gully was dismissed for 102 after starring roles by Cameron Moore, 5-47 off 16 overs, and Shaun O'Shea, 5-49 off 15 overs.
Momentum then swung dramatically as Liam Pilcher tore through Golden Gully's batting line-up.
Pilcher captured 6-21 off 11 overs as the Cobras were dismissed for 61.
Spring Gully's charge to outright victory was led by Pedrotti, 33 not out, and Jackson Adams, 22 not out as the Crows finished on 3-85.
Marong scored a 106-run win at Mandurang's Pearce Reserve.
The Panthers were 3-44 in reply to Mandurang's score of 176.
At 5-121 the match was in the balance.
Marong's No.8 Adam Brown had other ideas as he smashed the ball to all parts of the MCG on his way to 89.
Andrew Gladstone 54, and Nick Ede 37, also played key roles as Marong went on to reach 282.
Although his team was beaten, Michael Healy put in a superb spell to take 8-59 off 19 overs for Mandurang.
West Bendigo's score of 271 proved too big a target for Axe Creek.
Trent Bysouth took 4-29 off 12 overs and Michael l Kervin claimed 2-30 in 15 overs as the Redbacks dismissed Axe Creekfor 140 at Ken Wust Oval.
Leading batsmen for the Cowboys were Ash Dixon 40, Travis Nolan 20, James O'Bryen 20, and Simon Rogers 20.
Batting a second time, West Bendigo was 6-125 by stumps.
Sedgwick scored a 76-run win at Maiden Gully's Evolution Oval.
Set a target of 121, Sedgwick resumed on 3-57.
Captain Dustin Elliott went on to hit top score of 72 for Sedgwick.
Jordan Ilsley also batted well as Sedgwick reached 196.
Best of the Maiden Gully attack were Brett Haw, 3-43 off 10 overs; Alex Gorrie, 2-17 off five; and Shane Rabbitt, 2-46 off 14 overs.
Maiden Gully was 7-147 in its second innings.
Rob Brown hit top score of 62.
Round four hits off this Saturday.
In division one, Axe Creek plays Golden Gully, United faces Maiden Gully, Spring Gully takes on Mandurang, West Bendigo clashes with Emu Creek, and Sedgwick hosts Marong.