The Suns had plenty of star performers in their monster win over the Norther Bullants, with one young midfielder collecting 44 disposals and booting two goals.
The Cats chalked up their fifth win of the season thanks to some brilliance from a second-year forward, while a Werribee pair added to their dominant campaigns in the club's eighth straight win.
Read up on all of the weekend's leading names from Round 13 of the VFL.
Geelong vs Frankston (72 - 70)
Geelong held on at home against the Dolphins thanks to a late goal from second-year forward Ollie Dempsey.
Dempsey was among Geelong's best performers on Friday night, booting a game-high three goals from a team-high 25 possessions to steer his side over the line.
Sam Simpson and Hamish Lucas were commendable on the night, with the latter amassing 11 clearances, while Mid-Season Draft recruit Mitch Hardie impressed with 21 disposals, eight tackles, six clearances and as many marks in his debut.
Dolphin Matt Johnson booted two goals in the final term to keep Frankston in the game, while Will Fordham's strong season continued - collecting 33 disposals and recording nine clearances.
Brisbane vs Sydney (142 - 31)
The Lions returned to the winner's list with a convincing victory over the Swans, who only added their first win of the year last week.
The Lions' general in midfield, Jarryd Lyons, was once again playing at a level above to record 36 disposals, eight tackles and 13 clearances in the win. Noah Answerth and Jaxon Prior were also strong for the Queensland side to press their case for AFL returns.
Sydney pair Dylan Stephens and Ryan Clarke did the same for the Swans, combining for 58 disposals and 12 clearances, with the latter's evening lacking clinically to finish the day with three behinds to his name.
Draft chance Caiden Cleary pulled on the red and white, booting one of their four goals and also managing 15 touches in his second showing for the year.
GWS vs Southport (128 - 79)
James Peatling responded after his omission from the senior side to collect 37 disposals, nine clearances and a goal, while Isaac Cumming shined in his return from injury to manage 29 possessions out of defence.
The competition's No.1 ball winner in Jacob Dawson was again prolific for the Sharks, collecting 16 clearances from his 35 disposals.
VFL goalkicking leader Fraser Thurlow was kept to just the one goal from his three scoring shots in his 100th game.
Richmond vs Sandringham (87 - 55)
The Tigers collected their third win in four weeks with a strong finish at home over Sandringham.
Richmond carried a two-point lead into the last quarter before piling on four goals to the Zebras' none to move into ninth on the ladder.
Werribee vs Carlton (76 - 70)
Werribee clawed back from three goals down to win their eighth straight win of the season and sit in the top three after 13 rounds.
Tigers livewire Shaun Mannagh was back to his best with three goals, 28 disposals, nine tackles and five clearances for the afternoon, while Tom Gribble continued his stellar season with 35 possessions - making it seven games in a row with 30 or more possessions.
Young Blues winger Jaxon Binns continues to inch closer to an AFL debut after leading Carlton's disposal count with 32 of his own, while senior onballer George Hewett returned from concussion to record 24 possessions and seven tackles.
Williamstown vs Footscray (48 - 78)
Footscray edged back toward the top 10 with a dominant last quarter away to Williamstown, booting four goals to none to claim their fifth victory of the season.
Dogs ruckman Jordon Sweet was dominant in midfield for the Dogs, amassing 53 hitouts, eight clearances and 14 disposals.
Joel Garner was a standout for the Dogs in the middle, recording 38 possession for a return of 12 clearances a 13 tackles. Lachie Sullivan enjoyed another 30-disposal game, while defender Cody Raak flexed his ability in attack with a game-high haul of three goals.
Buku Khamis and Connor Smith added two goals each, while the Seagulls had all six of their goals shared evenly in what was an inaccurate afternoon for the home side, who kicked 12 behinds from 18 scoring shots.
Williamstown defender Marty Hore continued his strong first year with the Seagulls to amass 26 disposals and 10 marks.
Northern Bullants vs Gold Coast (24 - 146)
Sunday's first game of the day was ugly viewing if you weren't a Suns supporter, with the competition's ladder leaders only strengthening their monster percentage for 2023.
An eight-goal opening term set the Suns up for a big day out, with sharpshooter Chris Burgess leading the charge with five goals to his name. Brodie McLaughlin and Hewago Oea added three goals apiece, while four more players kicked multiple goals.
While it was a tough day for the Bullants, their star man in Jean-Luc Velissaris was again a standout at Preston City Oval, notching up 38 disposals, 11 marks and nine clearances.
Coburg vs North Melbourne (65 - 95)
The Roos remain in the top six thanks to a five-goal win over Coburg, who are still looking for their first victory of 2023.
After being dropped to the VFL this week, senior pair Darcy Tucker and Aaron Hall combined for 79 possessions in offering plenty of run as Daniel Howe and Ben Cunnington did plenty of damage through the middle.
Ruckman Tristan Xerri had a successful return from injury to collect 16 disposals, six clearances and 28 hitouts against the hapless Lions.
Aaron Clarke was among Coburg's best, booting a game-high four goals from his 13 possessions.