ROSEDALE recovered from a slow start to draw its North Gippsland netball match against Heyfield 34-34.
Glengarry began strongly against Sale City and were never headed on its way to a 51-39 victory.
Traralgon-Tyers United and Gormandale played out a tight physical match with the Tigers extending their lead at each change to seal their eighth win and draw clear in second position.
Churchill made it 10 straight win with a 55-38 victory over Cowwarr.
On Sunday, third-placed Woodside was a comprehensive winner over Boisdale-Briagolong, 53-26.
Swans’ lead extended
STRATFORD’S lead on top of the East Gippsland netball leader has been extended to six points after a 37-25 win in the top of the table clash.
The loss, and the four points Wy Yung gained from having the bye, saw Lucknow slip to third place on percentage.
Orbost-Snowy Rovers closed the gap to fourth-placed Lakes Entrance with a 31-26 win over the Seagulls.
Lindenow was too strong for Paynesville, winning 52-39.