Waubra's James Lukich has taken the outright lead in The Courier Central Highlands Football League player of the year.
He was again judged the Roos' best in a decisive win over Ballan on Saturday.
The three votes take Lukich to 14 after six rounds.
He has a two-vote lead over Joel Antonio (Creswick) and Johnathan O'Brien (Springbank).
Antonio went into the round in joint leadership with Lukich and Darren Tanti (Ballan).
Antonio received one vote, while Tanti was out injured.
O'Brien was a decisive mover with three votes.
Jackson Murphy from Bungaree received two votes to join Tanti on 11 to be in the top five in the club-based award.
ROUND 6 VOTING
DAYLESFORD V LEARMONTH
DAYLESFORD: Cameron Ralph 3, Sam Winnard 2, Zac Tisdale 1
LEARMONTH: Brenton Powell 3, Kyle Mackay 2, James Pratt 1
BUNINYONG V DUNNSTOWN
BUNINYONG: Liam Rigby 3, Derick Micallef 2, Lachlan Baker 1
DUNNSTOWN: Riley Adams 3, Timothy Collins 2, Harry McKimmie 1
NEWLYN V BEAUFORT
NEWLYN: Daniel Wehrung 3, Stephen Clifton 2, Adam Sewell 1
BEAUFORT: Michael Foster 3, Nick Sullivan 2, James Slater 1
SPRINGBANK V HEPBURN
SPRINGBANK: Johnathan O'Brien 3, Todd Finco 2, Joel Maher 1
HEPBURN: Samuel Dunstan 3, Bradley McKay 2, Mitchell McKay 1
BUNGAREE V ROKEWOOD-CORINDHAP
BUNGAREE: Matthew Geary 3, Jackson Murphy 2, Alex Browning 1
ROKEWOOD-CORINDHAP: Luke Philp 3, Douglas Arthur 2, Ben Reese 1
SKIPTON V CRESWICK
SKIPTON: Mitchell Bruns 3, Joshua Draffin 2, Jack Peeters 1
CRESWICK: Samuel Gibson 3, Alex Lovel 2, Joel Antonio 1
WAUBRA V BALLAN
WAUBRA: James Lukich 3, Caleb McGrath 2, Geordie Lukich 1
BALLAN: Tristan Batten 3, Ashley Mullane 2, Bradie Thomas 1
CARNGHAM-LINTON V CLUNES
CARNGHAM-LINTON: Dean O'Brien 3, Jayson Gilbert 2, Jacob Dawson 1
CLUNES: Barama Blow 3, Brad Dolan 2, Ryan Thompson 1
14-James Lukich (Waubra)
12-Joel Antonio (Creswick), Johnathan O'Brien (Springbank)
11-Darren Tanti (Ballan), Jackson Murphy (Bungaree)
9-James Pratt (Learmonth), Keegan Powell (Rokewood-Corindhap), Bill Driscoll (Springbank), Dean O'Brien (Carngham-Linton), Rupert Sangster (Beaufort)
8-Harry McKimmie (Dunnstown)
7-Zac Tisdale (Daylesford), Michael Foster (Beaufort), Taylem Wason (Gordon)
The Courier CHFL player of the year award is presented at the Geoff Taylor Medal presentation dinner during the finals series.