Wangaratta seals a top five spot

FULL STRETCH: Yarrawonga's Hannah Symes strains to keep the ball away from Lavington's attack. Pictures: JAMES WILTSHIRE
FULL STRETCH: Yarrawonga's Hannah Symes strains to keep the ball away from Lavington's attack. Pictures: JAMES WILTSHIRE

Wangaratta has confirmed the top five with a round left.

ABBEY'S AIM: Yarrawonga's Abbey Jones tries to find a team-mate as the Panthers' Sarah Meredith tries to shut down the pass.

ABBEY'S AIM: Yarrawonga's Abbey Jones tries to find a team-mate as the Panthers' Sarah Meredith tries to shut down the pass.

The Pies toppled Myrtleford, 58-34, to confirm its place in the finals.

BACK OF BOURKE: The Pigeons' Laura Bourke attempts to keep the ball in play during her team's five-goal loss. Bourke was one of the Pigeons' best.

BACK OF BOURKE: The Pigeons' Laura Bourke attempts to keep the ball in play during her team's five-goal loss. Bourke was one of the Pigeons' best.

Heading into the penultimate round, the home side needed to lose its two games and Corowa-Rutherglen win both, but Wangaratta led early and never looked like falling.

Coach Kelly Keen landed 35 goals and Carly Perso 23, while Katie Dean was terrific.

Corowa-Rutherglen gave itself a chance of sneaking in by toppling Wodonga Raiders, 52-35.

Sophie Hanrahan and Zoe Mcleish bagged 26 goals apiece.

Albury defeated Wangaratta Rovers, 45-28.

And North Albury beat Wodonga, 50-38.