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 qualifier for next years FIBA Asia Championships, with a top-four finish guaranteeing Australia a berth at the Asia Champs.
It’s been a whirlwind 2018 on-court for Josh; the dynamic wing was named to the Victorian Metro Under 16 state team earlier this year – leading the Vic’s to Gold at the U16 Australian Junior Championships – and now he’ll go one step further, as he’s set to make his international debut in December at the Oceania Championships, held in Papua New Guinea.
The Hon James Merlino, Deputy Premier of Victoria, officially broke ground on Melba College’s Stage 2 rebuild last Thursday, which includes a new four court basketball stadium to be co-run by Kilsyth Basketball. The newest addition to Kilsyth Basketball will feature four FIBA competition sized courts, highlighted by a beautiful 700 seat show court.
The Kilsyth and Mountain District Basketball Association (K&MDBA) has officially joined the newly-formed Victorian Senior Elite League (official league name to be announced) for its inaugural season in 2019. The K&MDBA – represented by the Kilsyth Cobras – will join 13 former-SEABL teams in the Victorian Senior Elite League, in addition to four Big-V Championship
Kilsyth juniors Bree Mackenzie and Jamie Ahale are set to tip-off their 2018/19 collegiate campaigns, with the NCAA season starting next week. Mackenzie enters her final season with Hawai’i Pacific University, following a redshirt season in 2018/19. The fifth-year senior was named to the All-PacWest First Team in 2017, and will be looking to