OLD Collegians has leapt into top three contention with a thrilling five point win over Allansford.
It was the Warriors 11th win for the season, bringing them equal on points with the Cats and Dennington.
The Dogs were the big winners of the round when they defeated Russells Creek by 222 points with Luke Duncan kicking eight goals.
Merrivale held Deakin University to just one goal in their 148 point demoltion of the Sharks with Brad Kelly kicking eight goals and Jet Dowie six.
Kolora Noorat were 89 point winners over East Warrnambool while Panmure defeated Nirranda by 112 points.
And South Rovers had their fifth win for the season when they defeated the Timboon Demons by 18 points.