Four more hopefuls have progressed deeper into the FFA Cup, securing quarter-final positions on a dramatic night of action.
South Melbourne wasted little time getting ahead of the eightball at Lakeside, taking the lead after just 52 seconds against Sorrento FC.
It was a tough night for the West Australians, beaten 4-1 on the scoresheet and made to do without focal point Sean Canham, who was sent of for perceived simulation on the stroke of half time.
However, Gulls manager Jamie Harnwell revealed after the game the PE teacher by day had in fact suffered a serious achilles injury in the incident, requiring surgery.
Adelaide United enjoyed an emphatic win over Melbourne Victory, thrashing their rivals 3-0 with new recruits George Blackwood and Johan Absalonsen finding the net.
Heidelberg United continued their stellar 2017, defeating Sydney United in a penalty shootout at Edensor Park.
In Queensland, one goal was all in took for Gold Coast City to scrape past Moreton Bay United in extra time, handing coach Grae Piddick bragging rights over younger brother Adam.