IT'S not just finishing on top of the pool ladder that's at stake when Catholic College Bendigo takes on Bendigo Senior Secondary College in Tuesday's schoolboys football match at Queen Elizabeth Oval.
Bragging rights will be retained or regained when CCB and the Lions play from 12.30pm.
The record in recent meetings between the colleges stands at one-all.
Both Bendigo line-ups are unbeaten in their pool of the School Sport Victoria premier league competition.
The Lee Coghlan-coached CCB kicked off its campaign by scoring a two-point win against Essendon-Keilor at Craigieburn.
CCB was on the road again when it beat Lakeview at Altona by 19 points.
Key players in CCB's winning run include Patrick Ludeman, Dylan Morris, Tom Cole, Patrick Ludeman, Ned Slater, John Harvey and captain Tom Broadbent.
A Michelsen medallist and gun onballer, Coghlan is a key player for Sandhurst in the Bendigo Football League senior competition.
Bendigo Senior's team which includes Cameron Barrett and Daniel Davie is coached by Bendigo Pioneers coach David Newett.
The Lions beat Lakeview by 19 points in round one and followed up with a 47-point victory against Essendon-Keilor at Eaglehawk's Canterbury Park.
Stars in BSSC's run include Justin Bateson, Justin Laird and Liam McGlashan in attack, Ryley Barrack, Sam Harper and Fergus Payne.
Irrespective of Tuesday's result, CCB and BSSC have qualified for the semi-finals to be played on June 18 at Collingwood's Victoria Park.