The visitors needed to win by three goals, and early on, Mid North Coast had plenty of chances to cause an upset.
But the prospect of back-to-back titles kicked Warners Bay into gear…
Cassidy Davis opening the hosts’ account.
Brooke Miller then made it two-nil in the second half.
Mid North Coast rallied but failed to capitalise.
A short time later, the game was put well and truly out of reach courtesy of last year’s grand final hero – Sass Seaborn.
The Panthers will meet Merewether in the decider next Sunday.