HAVING already sealed the East Gippsland netball minor premiership, Stratford defeated Lakes Entrance 47-31 on Saturday.
The result virtually ended any hope the Seagulls had of making the finals as they are now eight points outside the top four with two rounds to play.
Orbost-Snowy Rovers kept its finals push going with a 45-25 victory over Paynesville. The Blues only trail fourth-placed Wy Yung on percentage, while the bottom placed Gulls are eight points adrift.
Lindenow, Lucknow and Wy Yung had the bye.
ROSEDALE claimed the North Gippsland netball minor premiership after defeating Sale City 63-28.
The Blues finished the home-and-away season four points ahead of Heyfield, which defeated fifth-placed Woodside 45-33.
After defeating Rosedale last week, Gormandale came back to earth with a 49-44 loss to Cowwarr, which finished the season in sixth place.
Finals-bound Traralgon-Tyers United was too strong for Boisdale-Briagolong, winning 64-29.
Churchill finished its season with a 54-44 win over Yarram.
Wooden spooner Glengarry had the bye.
Qualifying final, Saturday at Heyfield:
A grade: Heyfield v Gormandale, 2.15pm.
B grade: TTU v Gormandale, 1pm.
C grade: TTU v Heyfield, noon.
D grade: Churchill v Woodside, 11am.
Under 17s: Yarram v Heyfield, 10am.
Under 15s: Sale City v Woodside, 9am.
Elimination final, Sunday at Churchill:
A grade: TTU v Woodside, 2.15pm.
B grade: Woodside v Sale City, 1pm.
C grade: Churchill v Rosedale, noon.
D grade: Glengarry v Rosedale, 11am.
Under 17s: Boisdale-Briagolong v Gormandale, 10am.
Under 15s: Heyfield v Rosedale, 9am.