Only a horrendous final two games of the season would prevent the Baggies from playing finals once again this year after a comfortable win over Taylors Lake on Saturday.
A blistering first term set the pace for the home side, outscoring the Lakers 21-7 in the first period of the match.
The Lakers were more competitive in the second quarter, but could not stop the lead from extending to 16 goals by half-time.
Swifts continued the dominance in the third term to secure their eighth win of the season, but let the Lakers win the final quarter. The Baggies were too good in the end, winning 59-40.
"The girls fought all the way through, I was really happy with how we played," Swifts A Grade coach Courtney Morrow said.
The Baggies will be sweating on the fitness of shooter Michaela Armer who went down with an ankle injury late in the game.
"Michaela said her ankle was ok, just a bit tender. We will wait and see how she pulls up," Morrow said.
Erin Freeland won the Tim Chatfield medal for best on court for her defensive efforts.
Despite the comfortable win, Morrow made her players run sprints at the end of the game as punishment for mistakes made.
"We do it after some games, not all the time. This time we did them for making some silly mistakes like breaking and throwing silly passes," she said.
Swifts moved to fourth spot with the win, two games clear of seventh-placed Jeparit-Rainbow and with a guaranteed four points for the bye next week. The Baggies are also 22 per cent clear of the Storm.
They are all but confirmed in the top six, with the Storm needing three wins in the final three rounds, as well as making up percentage and for Swifts to not win a match.
Morrow said it is exciting to be close to the business end of the year.
"We have Harrow in a couple of weeks which should be a great run for us," she said.
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