Two outright wins, a nine-wicket haul and a controversial draw was the story of round 12 A Grade action at the weekend.
Reigning premiers Rup-Minyip and A Grade newcomers Laharum were the two biggest winners of the round, getting the 10 points against Colts and Blackheath-Dimboola respectively.
The Blue Panthers boldly declareWeekend cricket d late on day one at Dudley Cornell Park a move which paid dividends when they rolled their opponents for 108 in their second dig.
Opposing skipper Craig Britten bowled his heart out for four wickets during Rup-Minyip's chase, but Clinton Midgley's men got home with five wickets in hand.
Man-of-the-match Ryan Metelmann, 21 not out, and Paul Morgan, 20 not out, guided their side home.
Laharum had the better of Blackheath-Dimboola in a low-scoring affair at Dimboola Recreation Reserve.
The Bulls were bowled out for 108 and 106 in their two innings, with the Mountain Men reeling in the total with seven wickets still in the shed.
Laharum's Matt Farr took 4-8 in the first innings and Mal Adams finished with 3-12 in the second, while Damien Bunworth blasted 87.
It was David Puls' day at Horsham City Oval yesterday, with the Jung Tigers veteran claiming astonishing figures of 9-24 to lead his side to victory against Noradjuha-Toolondo. The Bullants were cruising at 4-149 with the Tigers' total of 225 firmly in their sights, but Puls took 6-0 in his next three overs to finish the job.
The clash between Homers and Horsham Saints at Sunnyside was cancelled due to sprinklers being left on.
The Pigeons made 302 on the opening day thanks to half-centuries from Jason Templeton and Sandy Hodge, but match referee Tony Wills had to call the match off yesterday because of the pitch being too wet.
Association secretary Carl Sudholz said the matter would be investigated further.