IT won't ease the disappointment of a poor season.
But Wangaratta Magpies can salvage something by dodging the wooden spoon with a win against Delatite in Saturday’s final round at Norm Minns Oval.
Magpies posted a season-high 7-208 last weekend thanks to a maiden A-grade half century by 17-year-old Cooper Matheson and will start favourites to post their first victory of the season.
Skipper Zac Guilfoyle and his new-ball partner Jarryd Wallace should apply enough pressure early to set up a win for the home side.
Fellow winless side Ovens Valley has already lost on first innings to Beechworth and are facing outright defeat.
Yarrawonga-Mulwala is firmly in control of their clash against Benalla.
James Irvine already has three scalps and could finish with a bag as the Lakers look to storm into the semi-finals.
Greta will fancy its chances of defending 7-238 against City Colts.
Second-placed Rovers United-Bruck have the bye.