Ballarat SC have delivered a decisive win to stay within touch of the top half of the Football Victoria state league five west competition.
The Reds beat West Point 4-0 at Morshead Park on Saturday. The win keeps them in fifth place on the table and only four points behind the competition leaders.
Meanwhile a late charge from Ballarat City wasn't enough to overcome North Geelong in its 3-2 road loss in the National Premier League two competition.
The Sebastopol Vikings also fell on the road, going down to Fawkner 2-1 in the Football Victoria state league three north-west competition.
And Ballarat City have lost 2-1 to Old Xaverians in the Football Victoria state league one north-west competition.