Ballarat Bolts have bounced back to winning form in the Women's Community Cricket North West A competition.
After two losses and a tie in their previous three matches, Bolts defeated top team Caroline Springs for the second time this season.
Ballarat began 2020-21 with a flurry with four wins on end and is now back on track, still prominently placed in second position.
Bolts sent in Caroline Springs, which was on a three-game winning streak, at the Eastern Oval on Sunday and restricted the visitors to 7-94 off 36 overs.
Amelia Brown claimed her best figures for the season of 2-10 and Hayley Fleming finished with 2-13.
Ballarat replied with 5-95 inside 19 overs.
Emily McNeight was again among the runs with 30. She is averaging 31.
With six rounds remaining, Ballarat now meets Clifton Hill. They tied earlier in the season.
Caroline Springs 24 1.0345
Ballarat 22 1.4614
Melbourne Uni20 1.4278
Clifton Hill 18 0.9918
Holy Trinity 12 0.7475
Coburg 10 0.9109
BALLARAT NAVY leads the Geelong Cricket Association north division.
It is percentage ahead of Lara, with the top two a long way ahead of the chasing pack.
Ballarat Navy 5-69 (E Young 12) d Lethbridge Green 51 (V Berton 3-10, J Fowlie 2-6)
Lethbridge Gold 4-96 (L King 3-11) d Ballarat Gold 4-95