Berri Red defeated Loxton White 85-66 to remain alone on top of the ladder after Wednesday`s round of matches.

Loxton Red, second, defeated Berri Blue, third, 83-72 and in other matches Monash won 106-76 over Renmark Green, Loxton RSL 105-63 over Moorook, and Barmera Blue 106-80 against Barmera White.

Berri White, fourth, was hard pressed to defeat Loxton Blue, ninth, 75-72, Waikerie defeated Renmark Gold 90-55 and Lyrup won 75-69 over Renmark RSL.