The top-of-the-ladder Clyde Young Shield clash between Shepparton United and Undera produced a dramatic opening day.
The Lions were sent in to bat, but they could not get going at Undera Recreation Reserve and were skittled for 152.
John Valentin (36), Bayden Bailey (24) and Matthew Wishart (23) were the only ones to pass 20 as Damon Zampaglione (4-34) and Travis Frost (3-42) did the damage for United.
But those United smiles quickly disappeared when it was reduced to 4-38 from 26 overs by stumps.
Katandra is perfectly placed to cause a boilover after ending day one in the box seat against Central Park-St Brendan’s.
The Eagles bowled the Tigers out for 138, with only Peter Holland (58) digging in.
Jack Nelson (4-37) and Zane Thorne (3-15) led the charge for Katandra as the Eagles made their way to 2-71 at stumps with Robert Trewin not out on 30.
Euroa is flying towards victory after a dominant opening day against Northerners.
The Magpies made 210 in their first innings, with Jason Wisely grabbing three wickets for the Jets.
Northerners stumbled to 6-80 in reply, with Wisely (36) and Trent Greening (30 not out) trying to keep their team afloat.
Karramomus’s decision to declare early paid dividends, leaving Numurkah at 2-24 heading into day two.
The Bloods posted 6-270, with Luke Sibley (86), Satwinder Singh (56) and Nathan Jones (47) in top form.
Jones and Sibley took a wicket each in the eight overs the Blues had to bat.
Old Students finished the day strongly against Tatura, having Tatura 2-11 after posting 9-177.
Vince Gagliardi (73) and Chris Earl (56) were the only Students batsmen to fire, as Gary Dealy picked up 3-25 for Tatura.
Wes Strang struck twice for the Students as Tatura struggled in its nine overs before the close of play.
Mooroopna made 192 batting first against Kyabram after being bowled out in the 73rd over.
Clint Thomas (60) and Brad Boyle (32) got among the runs at the top of the order, while Mitch Jarrett and Jason Parsons picked up two wickets.
The Redbacks faced two overs before stumps, getting to 0-1.