The Australian League championship series begins.
CANBERRA 5, BRISBANE 1 IN CANBERRA
Twins: Aaron Whitefield (Brisbane) was 0-for-4. Logan Wade (Brisbane) was 0-for-4.
Robbie Perkins hit a two-run homer in the second to give Canberra a 2-0 lead and they led the rest of the way. Jay Baum was 3-for-4 with a double. Perkins was 2-for-4 and also had a double. David Kandilas was 2-for-4 with a two-run homer. Brian Grening pitched 6.2 scoreless innings, giving up five hits and striking out three.
Canberra leads the series 1-0.