A close game between the Southside Rebels and South East Devils ended with the latter scratching by 82-74 in the senior men's Launceston Basketball Association competition.
The Devils were led by quality games from Lachlan Cocker and Marshall Evans, who scored 29 and 20 points respectively.
Their win over the Rebels came in spite of a 20-point game from Hugh King.
An under-manned Japara Renegades team battled throughout its game against the City Rockets, but ultimately lost 94-68.
City's Sejr Deans scored a tidy 22 points in the win, while Henry Cox tallied 21 in Japara's defeat.
The women's ladder-leading Westside Trojans defeated Rebels Red in a bucket-heavy bout 50-41.
With plenty of points to go around, Trojans' Jessica Decani led the lot with 15, followed by Rebels' Ava Drew (11 points) and Naomi Cartledge (10pts) as well as teammate Jessica Jeffrey (10pts). Devils Patterson's Lisa Patterson had herself a day, dropping an impressive 25 points to crush Devils Smith 48-21.
Rebels Blue saw a 10-point game from Jessie O'Toole en route to doubling down on Japara 45-26.