South Bendigo has won 103 to 83 in the Bendigo Football League's seventh round match against Maryborough on the Magpies turf at Princes Park.
Maryborough and South Bendigo were desperate to end their losing streak in Saturday afternoon's Bendigo Football League seniors clash.
Finding more avenues and goalkickers was a major focus for South in this round seven clash.
This contest featured co-coaches for both teams.
Jamie Bond and Glenn Chadwick are in charge at Maryborough.
South Bendigo is jointly coached by Peter Tyack and Neale Torpy
Final siren: South Bendigo celebrates a hard-fought victory on Maryborough's turf at Princes Park.
Bloods broke their season duck in a 20-point triumph, 103-83.
Fourth quarter, 24 minutes: South Bendigo leads 101-82.
Fourth quarter, 20 minutes: Whelan goals for South. Bloods up by 14 points.
Fourth quarter, 17 minutes: Evan Hurse goals for Maryborough.
Fouth quarter, 16 minutes: Quick reply for Borough after fine snapshot by Joseph Collinson. South leads 93-76.
Fourth quarter, 15 minutes: South Bendigo 93-70
Fourth quarter, 6 minutes: Josh Whelan goals for South. Bloods lead 85-69.
Fourth quarter, 1 minute: Goal to Matthew Bond puts Maryborough within nine points.
Three quarter-time: South Bendigo leads by 15 points at end of a term in which Magpies dominated a lot more contests.
Borough's play rewarded with goals by Matthew Bond, three; Ash Noonan, two; and Evan Hurse.
South leads 11.12 (78) to 9.9 (63) at a quarter to go.
Third quarter, 4.06pm: Goal to South Bendigo's Rory Alexander. Bloods lead 76-62.
Third quarter, 4.04pm: Another goal by Matthew Bond. South leads 70-62.
Third quarter, 4pm: Maryborough goal through Evan Hurse. South leads 69-56.
Third quarter, 3.57pm: Classy goal by South's Matthew Chisari. Bloods lead 69-50.
Third quarter: Matthew Bond boots his third goal of margin. Bloods under enormous pressure as Pies are within 14 points.
Third quarter, 3.51pm: Three goals in row for Borough as Ash Noonan is on target again. South leads 62-43.
Third quarter: Matthew Bond kicks his second goal for Borough. South leads 61-37 early in term.
Third quarter, 3.45pm: Maryborough goals through Ash Noonan. South leads 61-31.
Half-time: South Bendigo 9.7 (61) leads Maryborough 3.7 (25).
The Bloods from South Bendigo are well on way to breaking season duck.
South leads 61-25 at half time of a contest in which it has capitalised most on it's attacking play.
Bloods' co-coaches Peter Tyack and Neale Torpy rapt with spread of goal kickers, seven, in first hour of a hard-fought contest.
South's attack led by Josh Whelan and Ash Morris on two each. Aaron Connaughton, Ben Haines, Rory Alexander, Charles Trotman and Matthew Chisari all on target.
Maryborough's goals kicked by Matthew Bond, Luke Bucknall and Tyson MacIlwain.
Second quarter at 3.23pm: South Bendigo captain Aaron Connaughton on end of hand pass at top of goal square and snaps truly. Bloods lead 58-25.
Second quarter: South Bendigo's Ben Haines snaps truly near goal. Bloods lead 51-25 after capitalising on much less entries inside forward 50m.
Second quarter: Matthew Chisari shot on left foot bounces through open goal. South Bendigo leads 47-25 near halfway mark of quarter.
Second quarter, 10-minutes: Tyson MacIlwain marks and kicks much-needed goal for Maryborough. Bloods lead 41-24.
Quarter-time: South Bendigo leads 39-15 after four unanswered goals.
Bloods' pressure and teamwork far superior to Magpies.
Ash Morris and Josh Whelan have kicked two goals. Rory Alexander and Charles Trotman on target in term where South dominated across midfield and half-back.
Bloods 6.3 (39) to 2.4 (16)
2.50pm: South Bendigo leads 33-14 after Charles Trotman goal.
2.40pm: South Bendigo leads 26-14 after goals by Josh Whelan and Rory Alexander.
Great start by the Bloods who are winning most stoppages and generating a lot of run off half-back.
Scores are 14-all near 15-minute mark of first quarter.
Bloods raced to early lead through goals by Ash Morris and Josh Whelan.
Maryborough levelled after goals by Matthew Bond and Luke Bucknall.