Round four of the Eastern Cape Super 12 rugby league produced three local wins among the four BCM-based teams on Saturday.
Port Elizabeth team Star of Hope were the first team to qualify for the semifinals after their third straight win in the competition.
Star of Hope were hosted by Buffaloes (Buffs) and defeated their opponents 42-12 in a nailbiter at Buffalo Park Stadium, to remain top of group A.
The Buffs hope to recover lost ground after facing Port Elizabeth SAPS on Saturday at Londt Park Stadium, as they have lost all their matches so far.
Old Selbornians thrashed Ntlaza Lions 66-5 at the Old Selbornian sports grounds.
East London Police are currently leading their group on the Super 12 log, having thumped Komani rugby team Breakers Rugby Football Club 50-17.
Berlin Tigers stuck to their guns and proved proved to their supporters and counterparts that a recovery is obtainable by beating winning against Despatch 24-17 in their clash in Uitenhage.
On Saturday, Buffs travel to Port Elizabeth to face PE SAPS, and the Berlin Tigers will host Despatch in Berlin.
Regardless of their loss against EL Police, Berlin Tigers will show their claws to any team as they gun for top position on the log.