The Kilsyth Cobra Under 14-1 Boys have wrapped up their 2018 Australian Club Championships campaign with 12th place finish in the nation.
The Cobras came agonisingly close to securing a top-eight finish, but a thrilling mid-week loss to eventual sixth-placed Warrnambool proved costly, dropping Kilsyth out of quarter final contention. The tight loss to Warrnambool was one of four single-digit defeats that the Cobras suffered at the Championships, with coach Brad Hauer and co. fighting valiantly all week long against the odds.
Securing a wildcard bid as the host association, the Cobras entered the tournament with low expectations, having competed in Victorian Championship Reserve (VC Reserve) during the 2018 MUVJBL season. But despite their relative inexperience, missing three players for the duration of the tournament and facing with severe size disadvantage for the entirely of the championships, the Cobras hung tough throughout, displaying an unmatched grit and toughness which ultimately led to a top-twelve finish in the nation.
SCYC Scorpion and Kilsyth Cobras junior Josh Duach has been selected to the Australian Under 15 team. Josh was a standout at a recent Australian Development Camp, with his performance earning him a spot in the Australian team which will compete at the FIBA Oceania Championships later this year. The Oceania tournament serves as a
VYC Men’s duo Jorden Adnam and Mitch Dielemans have secured major accolades at the Big-V annual awards function, with Adnam taking home league MVP honours while the pair were both named to the VYC Men’s All-Star 5. Adnam capped his VYC career with a stellar final season, finishing second in the league in scoring
The Under 14 Australian Club Championships have arrived – and are coming to you live from the Kilsyth Sports Centre! A prestigious week-long tournament featuring 24 of Australia’s top under 14 club teams, the U14 Club Championships is taking place right here at the Kilsyth Sports Centre from Monday October 1 to Saturday October