SEVERAL junior teams are still in the hunt for the finals at two rounds to go in the Bendigo District Cricket Association's home-and-away series.
The Strathfieldsaye Jets are six points behind the fourth-placed Strathdale-Maristians on the under-15A ladder.
Strathfieldsaye plays Golden Square this round, while the Suns have the bye.
Top teams in under-15A, Bendigo United and White Hills do battle from this Saturday at Spring Gully Oval.
Bendigo plays Eaglehawk at Ken Wust Oval, and Sandhurst takes on Kangaroo Flat at Weeroona College.
Match of the round in the under-15B competition will be the ladder-leading White Hills against third-placed Strathdale-Maristians.
The Demons and Suns will play on No.1 Oval at Catholic College Bendigo's La Valla campus at Junortoun.
Another crucial match will be at Garden Gully where the fifth-placed Bendigo plays the fourth-placed Strathdale-Maristians Orange.
Defeated just once this season, the ladder-leading Sandhurst takes on second-placed Kangaroo Flat in the under-13A match at Browning Street.
Third and fourth on the ladder, Strathfieldsaye and Golden Square will play at Allingham Street.
The hopes of Strathdale-Maristians, Strathdale-Maristians Orange and Maiden Gully figuring in the under-13B finals are not over.
In this round, Strthdale-Maristians faces Strathfieldsaye at Catholic College Junortoun No. 2.
Orange is at home on Rodda Oval against Golden Square, and Maiden Gully plays Marong at Malone Park.
Under-15A: Bendigo United 42 points, White Hills 40, Bendigo 30, Strathdale-Maristians 30, Strathfieldsaye 24, Golden Square 18, Kangaroo Flat 18, Eaglehawk 12, Sandhurst 0.
Under-15B: White Hills 36, Maiden Gully 24, Strathdale-Maristians Blue 18, Strathdale-Maristians Orange 18, Bendigo 12, Bendigo United 0.
Under-13A: Sandhurst 44, Kangaroo Flat 42, Strathfieldsaye 30, Golden Square 30, Strathdale-Maristians 24, Bendigo United 18, Eaglehawk 12, Bendigo 9, Huntly North Epsom 6, White Hills 3.
Under-13B: Eaglehawk 36, Marong 30, Golden Square 30, Strathfieldsaye Yellow 27, Strathdale-Maristians 24, Strathdale-Maristians Orange 24, Maiden Gully 21, Eaglehawk Blue 18, Strathdale-Maristians Blue 18, Strathfieldsaye Blue 12, Bendigo United 10, Mandurang 6, Eaglehawk White 6.
Under-11A: Golden Square 54, Strathfieldsaye 48, White Hills 39, Bendigo United 30, Huntly North Epsom 30, Sandhurst 24, Kangaroo Flat 18, Strathdale-Maristians 12, Eaglehawk 3.