BNC burst out of the gates in its Newcastle Netball clash, but they were slowly reeled back in by Forsythes.
It was third versus fourth, BNC was the higher-placed team on the ladder.
The defining move coming in the second quarter, goal-shooter Sabine Gomboso crucial for Forsythes.
Elsewhere today, Souths Lions absolutely dismantled a Wests-2 team, featuring only five of its regular players.
Ladder-leaders Wests also posted a huge win, while Nova Thunder beat the Pride.