An impressive top-order display from Mt Clear helped it account for North Ballarat in its twenty20 clash.
The Mounties top three batsmen all scored more than 30 to end the 20 overs at 5-134.
The Roosters threatened as Tom Phillippe continued his impressive twenty20 form, knocking up a half-century. But it was Mt Clear all-rounder Nathan Yates that proved the difference. Yates made 34 not out and took 4-20 as North Ballarat fell eight runs short, 7-126.
Ballarat-Redan got its first win on the board with a convincing showing against Dunnstown.
Captain Jayden Hayes made 50 to help guide his side to a total of 8-138, before Michael Hayes did the damage with the ball.
Hayes tore through the tail, taking 4-7 from his 2.4 overs.
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