UPSETS were the order of the day in the Hume Netball Association on Saturday with three of the top six sides losing.
Second-placed Murray Magpies lost to big improver Lockhart 62-44, reigning premier Brock-Burrum fell to Culcairn 43-36 and Osborne edged out Jindera 26-25.
Rand-Walbundrie-Walla narrowly avoided the same fate by rallying late to defeat Holbrook 39-36 at Holbrook.
The Brookers leveled the scores during the final term before Melita Wood and Kyla Aalbers stepped up for the visitors.
Youngsters Jessica Lowry and Kacie Schuur were strong performers for Holbrook.
CDHBU won their first match of the season by defeating Henty 45-39.
Only percentage separates the sides with five rounds remaining and both will be eager to claim another win to avoid the wooden spoon.
Ladder leader Billabong Crows overpowered a persistent Howlong 39-33.
The win moved the Crows a massive 10 premiership points clear of second-placed Murray Magpies.