Redan has maintained its flawless start to the 2012 Ballarat Football League season with a 17-point victory over North Ballarat City at Eureka Stadium on Sunday.
In an at times scrappy encounter, the Lions established an early ascendency but were pegged back in the second half by the black-and-whites.
However North City was unable to maintain its momentum.
Jarrod Edwards was clear best on ground.
East Point snatched a thriller by three points against Melton South at the Melton Recreation Reserve in Ballarat Football League action on Saturday, 15.23 (113) to Melton South's 16.14 (110).
Inspired by full forward and playing coach Dan Jordan, who finished with eight goals, the Kangaroos triumphed in a see-sawing battle.
With the Panthers leading late in the match, Jordan kicked two goals in the last five minutes to give the Kangaroos the lead and eventually the win.
East Point climbs further into the BFL top six at the expense of Melton South.
Ballarat retained its top three status with a 37-point victory over Bacchus Marsh in a strange match at Alfredton Oval, 14.13 (97) to 9.6 (60).
The Swans led by five goals at quarter time, by just seven at half time and then accelerated away in the third term to lead by 35 points, even though there was no obvious wind advantage. The final quarter was even.
Lake Wendouree defeated Sebastopol by 10 goals, 14.20 (104) to the Kookaburras' 6.8 (44) while Sunbury was to good for Melton, winning by 87 points, 24.16 (160) to 11.7 (73).