Werribee Districts burst out of the blocks in a 54-point win over St Albans at Kings Park Reserve in the Western Region Football League division 1 on Saturday.
The Tigers set up their big victory with a first-quarter blitz, piling on seven goals to nil to lead by 44 at quarter-time and leave the Saints shell-shocked.
St Albans had some joy with four goals to one in the second quarter, but could only manage one goal thereafter as the Tigers put the clamps on its scoring.
Andrew Panayi was at his sneaky best for Werribee Districts with four goals.
Chris Molivas, Jarryn McCormack and Bailey Siwek were the other Tigers to stand out.
Hoppers Crossing also won on Saturday, setting up a mouth-watering Wyndham derby with Werribee Districts at Hogans Road Reserve this Saturday.
Wyndhamvale fans must be starting to get concerned about their side’s top-flight status. The Falcons have tumbled to bottom spot in the standings after losing to the previously winless Caroline Springs by 45 points at Town Centre Oval on Saturday.
Led by Tyler Tessari, Luke Klein-Breteler and Bol Kolang, the Falcons closed to within nine points at three-quarter time, but fell away in the fourth
Wyndhamvale will host Sunshine Kangaroos in a tough game at Wyndhamvale South Oval on Saturday.
In division 2, Manor Lakes was made to work for its 15-point win by an improving West Footscray at Shorten Reserve.
The Storm set up its win with a five-goal-to-two third quarter.
The Storm will entertain fourth-placed Albanvale at Howqua Reserve on Saturday.
In division 3, Wyndham Suns survived a scare to beat Sunshine Heights by five points at Goddard Street Reserve.
Dean Cachia was the focal point for the Suns with four goals.
Tarneit out-classed Laverton by 58 points at Wootten Road Reserve.
Todd Lawrie kicked four goals in a best-afield display for the Titans.
Sanctuary Lakes went down by 28 points to fellow struggler Braybrook at Featherbrook Reserve.