Robbie Perkins homered in both games as the Cavalry swept a Saturday evening twinbill from the Bandits.
The Heat rallied in both games of their Saturday doubleheader to swipe a pair from the Aces in Melbourne.
Chris Adamson belted his first home run of the season, and the Bite held off a late Blue Sox rally to take Saturday's win.
A brand new batch of New Era on-field caps are now available at the ABL Online Shop, including all-new designs and new stock of all the old favourites. Get yours today
Tied at 4-4 entering the 13th, Canberra broke out for seven runs in extras to seize a series-opening victory.
A night after giving up 15 runs, Melbourne crushed Perth behind Kellin Deglan's big effort at the plate.