Waubra has made a huge statement to the Central Highlands Football League with a 54-point thrashing of Beaufort.
The Roos, which were beaten by the Crows in last year's preliminary final, put the foot down after quarter time on Saturday to record a 14.17 (101) to 7.5 (47) triumph.
That result continues an unbeaten start to the campaign for Waubra, which beat Dunnstown in round one.
Over at Wallace, Buninyong finished with a wet sail to claim a long-awaited win over rivals Springbank.
The Bombers booted eight goals in the final term to run over the top of the Tigers and prevail by 18 points.
Elsewhere, Skipton opened its account for season 2019 with a convincing 32-point victory against the Towners.
Kal Dubbeldam booted five majors in his first game of the year, while Mark Hoare was named the best player for the winners.
Brenton Powell celebrated his 200th senior game for Learmonth with success against Creswick, Rokewood-Corindhap made it two from two in 2019 by beating Daylesford, Gordon was too strong for Bungaree, new Ballan coach Tristan Batten started his time at the helm with a narrow triumph over Clunes and Sam Dunstan booted eight majors as Hepburn easily accounted for Carngham-Linton.
Ballan 6.8 (44) d Clunes 3.12 (30)
Buninyong 12.11 (83) d Springbank 9.11 (65)
Gordon 14.7 (91) d Bungaree 7.8 (50)
Skipton 15.16 (106) d Dunnstown 10.14 (74)
Waubra 14.18 (102) d Beaufort 7.6 (48)
Hepburn 14.17 (101) d Carngham-Linton 6.3 (39)
Rokewood-Corindhap 12.10 (82) d Daylesford 11.7 (73)
Learmonth 14.6 (90) d Creswick 10.7 (67)