SHOALHAVEN United's unbeaten start to Shoalhaven Football's 2019 Bolden Blackmore Shield competition is over after they went down 2-1 to the Milton-Ulladulla Panthers on Saturday.
Despite winning two and drawing one of their first three games, the Bears couldn't replicate those performances at Lighthouse Oval, as goals to Panthers' Jarrod Murray and Brent Anderson secured all thee points for the hosts.
In the loss, Luke Kellett scored the lone goals for Alex Dicker's troops.
The loss sees the Bears fall to fourth on the ladder (on for and against) - being joined by Bomaderry, Huskisson-Vincentia, Illaroo and Milton-Ulladulla on 10 points.
The first two of those side's were forced to share the points in a thriller at Bomaderry Oval.
The back and forth game started with the visitors getting the jump on the hosts, as Corey Ryan and Luke Reid scored in the third and sixth minutes respectively.
But the Tigers would eventually respond when Brendan Kellett scored in the 35th minute.
Three minute later, Ryan had his second for Husksson, which restored the visitors' two-goal lead at half-time.
Goals became hard to come by for the majority of the second half, until Kellett banged home his second of the afternoon, which made it 3-2 after 78 minutes.
Just when it appeared the Seagulls were about to secure their fourth straight win, five minutes of chaos ensued.
In the 91st minute, Kellett completed his hat-trick to level the scores at 3-all, before Huskisson's Jayden Lee found the back of the net two minutes later, to put his side up 4-3.
But the excitement wasn't over yet, with Kellett scoring his incredible fourth goal in the 95th minute, to make it 4-all at full-time.
The final team on 10 points is Illaroo, who return to the winner's circle thanks to a comeback 2-1 win against Sussex.
The Seahawks led for large parts of the game, after Marcus Daley scored in the 35th minute.
But the match turned on its head in the 70th minute when Seahawks' Stephen Kelly was red-carded.
Nine minutes later, Illaroo finally broke through Sussex's resistance and scored off the boot of Lachlan Hucman.
With their tails up, the Roos secured all three points three minutes later when Biar Biar scored, to make it 2-1.
These five teams sit behind first placed St Georges Basin (15 points), who defeated Manyana 3-nil thanks to goals from Tim White, Chris Macqueen and Tyrone Nye-Williams.
The final game saw Culburra defeat Callala 2-1, with Roy Miller and Jack Miller scoring in the win and Tom White providing the visitors' lone goal.
Shoalhaven Heads-Berry had the bye in round five.