Footy was back for Ballarat Football Netball League Women's and with finals just around the corner, the stakes were high.
Melton Centrals got revenge on Darley following its round seven one-point loss to the Devils with a 34-point win at the weekend.
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A five-goal to zero third term blew the previously tight game open and helped Centrals to a 8.7 (55) to 3.3 (21) win.
Carisbrook were the other big winners of the round, 23 points the better of Bacchus Marsh.
Quetta Holloway-Jinks and Kira Gibbons led the way on the scoreboard with two goals each as Carisbrook won 5.7 (37) to 2.2 (14).
Four points was all that split the two teams in the first-half, Carisbrook leading 10-6.
The game opened up in the third term, three goals to one handing the eventual victors a 17-point lead going into the final break.
Carisbrook managed the only goal of the last term, keeping the Cobras to a behind.
The win takes Carisbrook's record to 4-4 and 50 per cent of games won.
Bacchus Marsh sit just behind at 3-4 on 42.86 per cent of games won.
Redan continued its unbetean run this season, defeating Sebastopol 14.13 (97) to 1.2 (8).
Four players kicked multiple goals, while another five snagged singles in an even display.
Melton enjoyed the biggest winning margin of the round, accounting for Lake Wendouree 23.18 (156) to 0.1 (1).
Ashlee Wallis starred with nine goals, taking her into fourth on the leaderboard.
Melton 23.18 (156) def Lake Wendouree 0.1 (1)
Redan 14.13 (97) def Sebastopol 1.2 (8)
Carisbrook 5.7 (37) def Bacchus Marsh 2.2 (14)
Melton Centrals 8.7 (55) def Darley 3.3 (21)
Redan, 7-0, 100 per cent games won
Darley 6-2, 75 per cent games won
Sebastopol, 5-3, 62.50 per cent games won
Melton Centrals, 4-3, 57.14 per cent games won
Carisbrook, 4-4, 50 per cent games won
Bacchus Marsh, 3-4, 42.86 per cent games won
Melton, 2-6, 22.22 per cent games won
Lake Wendouree, 0-7, 0 per cent games won
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