Eaglehawk and Kangaroo Flat moved into the top two positions on the ladder after an eventful round of midweek pennant bowls.
Bendigo went into the round on top, but suffered a shock nine-shot loss to Bendigo East and slipped to third on the ladder.
Eaglehawk outclassed Golden Square 71-47 to grab top spot.
The Roos edged out Inglewood by one shot in a thriller, while White Hills won its second-straight match to charge into fourth place.
Results from across the competition:
Eaglehawk 71 d Golden Square 47. K. Rowe 25 d J. Robins 17, J. Robertson 22 d J. Ross 21, I. Godkin 24 d T. Marron 9.
Kangaroo Flat 65 d Inglewood 64. D. Budd 27 d B. Taig 12, S. Howes 24 d P. Schram 12, G. Waegeli 14 lt S. Sloan 35.
Bendigo East 55 d Bendigo 46. H. Clough 14 lt L. Harris 18, J. Clough 18 lt S. Koch 19, J. Davey 23 d K. Meadows 9.
Castlemaine 53 lt White Hills 76. R. Roberts 16 lt J. O'Bree 25, M. Fletcher 20 lt C. Jansen 22, P. Hunter 17 lt G. Jones 19.
South Bendigo 76 d Kangaroo Flat 45, Heathcote 59 d Castlemaine 50, Golden Square 49 lt Woodbury 72, Bendigo 57 dr Bendigo East 57.
Woodbury 62 d Golden Square 53, Kangaroo Flat 64 d Eaglehawk 61, Bendigo East 72 d Campbells Creek 56, Marong 60 d Harcourt 56.
Bendigo VRI 59 lt Strathfieldsaye 70, White Hills 63 d Calivil/Serpentine 52, Golden Square 45 lt South Bendigo 56, Dingee 73 d Bridgewater 53.
South Bendigo 37 lt Bendigo 40, Harcourt 46 d Woodbury 36, Eaglehawk 46 d White Hills 24, Bendigo East 36 d inglewood 35, Strathfieldsaye 45 d Castlemaine 32.
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