A frenetic Lavington put the league on notice with its hiding of premiers Albury on Saturday night.
The Panthers produced one of the most sustained defensive efforts the league has seen since Albury shot to its powerhouse status a decade ago, claiming a 17.10 (112) to 5.11 (41) thumping.
It surpassed the 51-point loss Lavington inflicted in round 16, 2015.
The Panthers' dressing room was buzzing with a stack of supporters enjoying the remarkable win, snapping a 10-match losing streak to the Tigers.
"The club, the players have got a lot of respect for Albury, perhaps that's not the best thing you want sometimes, is it creating (an aura of invincibility)?" coach Simon Curtis asked.
"They are beatable if we play our footy, we can beat them and it's great for the club to finally do that."
The Panthers racked up 44 tackles, around the average of its first two games, but it felt double that as players hurled themselves at their opponents.
The Panthers led by 17 points at half-time, but then blasted 11 goals to a paltry two.
The Tigers failed to kick a goal in the third quarter, a rarity for the best club of the past 10 years.
John Hunt started with a goal after just a minute of the third term, then Jack Kirley landed a beautiful running goal from a tight angle in front of the Lavington Sportsground grandstand.
A terrific kick from Luke Garland handed Aidan Johnson an opportunity and he too landed the goal from an acute angle.
Johnson nabbed five majors in another outstanding performance, taking his tally to nine after moving from Hume League outfit Brock-Burrum.
Lavington continued to dominate the centre clearances, Shaun Mannagh untouched as he unloaded from around 50m for a cracking goal.
Mannagh was brilliant with 27 touches, while Kirley, Marty Brennan, Luke Garland (22) and veteran Adam Butler were superb in a complete team display.
Albury didn't have a good player and only offered three best players to the league, an indication of Lavington's dominance.
"We just didn't look like we'd come to play," Albury coach Peter German said.
"We were second to the ball, we were trailing too often and then they eventually started to control the stoppages and in football, that's almost the start and finish of it all."
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