A CENTURY by Tim Elliott was a key to United's victory in Saturday's one-day cricket clash with Emu Valley rival Spring Gully.
The Tigers batted first at home on Ewing Park.
A 118-run stand by Elliott and captain Forbes Klemm set United up for an imposing score off 40 overs.
After a great victory the previous round, Spring Gully was dismissed for 153 as Jacob Piccoli and Rod Smyth took three wickets apiece.
Emu Creek fell to consecutive victories as Marong ruled at J.G. Edwards Oval in Strathfieldsaye.
The Emus were dismissed for 172 by a Marong attack in which captain Jeremy Ross took three wickets.
Daniel Chamberlain, 45, and Tim Hobbs, 43, were leading run-scorers for Emu Creek.
The Marong Panthers scored 8-190 as Richard Murphy led the way on 66.
Tyrone Downie and Simon Marwood claimed three wickets each for the Emus.
Mandurang bounced back to form in a 28-run win against Golden Gully.
Matt Giri, 72, and Cain Ladiges, 70, starred at the top of the order as Mandurang reached 9-240.
After scoring 39 runs, Phil Berry took 2-10 as Golden Gully was dismissed for 212.
Details for Golden Gully were not supplied.
West Bendigo won a hard-fought contest at Maiden Gully by 22 runs.
A 66-run opening stand by Travis O'Connell and Ashley Durie set the Redbacks on their way to a score of 7-197.
The Gully's chase was led brilliantly by opening batsman Rob Brown as he finished on 89 not out.
Dion Prange took three wickets as Maiden Gully reached 9-175.
Axe Creek beat Sedgwick at Club Court in Strathfieldsaye by 55 runs.
Travis Nolan took 4-33 as Sedgwick was out for 132.
Axe Creek was 7-187 at stumps.