Coro has kept their season alive in first grade after taking out a close elimination final against Leagues.
After the Panthers won the toss and elected to bat, they were on the back foot early as Matt Keenan (4) fell to the bowling of Mitchell Williams-Hedges (1/26) while Angus Kennedy (1/15) was able to take the wicket of Ryan Greenaway (5) to have Leagues on 2/19 after eight overs.
Logan Matheson and Jimmy Binks were able to get their side back on track with a 52-run stand for the third-wicket before Matheson (28) fell to Dean Bennett (1/31) while Binks (22) and Reece Matheson (18) were dismissed by Shane Hutchinson (2/40).
Leagues kept the scoreboard ticking over with Liam Greenaway (21) and Brett Hazelman (30) putting on 51 runs for the fifth wicket with Raj Singh (17) helping their side reach 179 off 68.3 overs with Rob Rand (3/26) and Jamie Bennett (2/15) taking the final wickets.
Starting the second day, Dean Bennett and Rob Rand were able to get their side to 16 before Bennett (3) was caught by Fawad Shah off the bowling of Hazelman while Will Kennedy (4) was dismissed by Jackson Hassan (1/21).
Tim Rand came out to join brother Rob with the score on 2/23, and the pair were able to get their side back on track with a 55-run stand which lifted their side out of danger before Rob (31) was dismissed by Liam Greenaway.
Jamie Bennett joined Tim Rand and they continued to keep the scoreboard ticking over with a 32-run partnership before Rand (39) was caught behind off the bowling of Greenaway with Bennett and Williams-Hedges getting their side to lunch.
Bennett (32) fell soon after the lunch break as he became Greenaway's (3/41) third wicket of the day, but Damien Walker and Williams-Hedges kept their side moving towards the win.
Leagues started to find their way back into the game with Walker (15) falling to Hazelman (2/29) while Shah (2/29) took the wickets of Brady French (1) and Fergus Cattanach (0) to see Coro loss 3/1 leaving them with 21 for victory with two wickets remaining. Angus Kennedy (9) fell to the bowling of Singh (1/9) leaving Williams-Hedges (24*) and Hutchinson (0*) to get their side to a one-wicket first innings win.