Ten of our Phil Munday’s Junior Cobras teams continue their finals campaigns this Friday night in VJBL action, with five championships up for grabs and another five grand final berths on the line.
Our Under 16-1 Boys and Under 14-2 Girls will battle it out for Metro 1 and Metro 2 titles, respectively, on Friday, while on Sunday, the Under 12-4 Boys and Under 16-2 and 16-3 Girls will look to secure Grand Final victories in Regional action.
In the Victorian Championship division, five of our Cobra teams will be in Preliminary Final action with Grand Final berths on the line.
In ‘VC’, our Under 12-1 Boys and Girls take on Dandenong and Melbourne, respectively, at the State Basketball Centre at 7.00pm. In VC Reserve, the Under 14-1 Boys and Girls and Under 18-1 Boys will look to advance to their respective championship games, with the Under 14 and 18 Boys also in action at the State Basketball Centre, while the Under 14 Girls take on Ballarat in Keilor.
With a win last week, the Under 20-1 Boys have advanced to the VC Grand Final and will enjoy a bye this weekend.
The Cobras have signed point guard and rising star Sean MacDonald for the 2018 SEABL season. The 17 year-old MacDonald comes to Kilsyth as one of Australia’s top young prospects and boasts a winning pedigree, having won multiple gold medals at both the national and international level. MacDonald led the Under 18 Victoria Metro
The Lady Cobras have signed point guard Taylor Lee for the 2018 SEABL season. The 21 year old Lee gives the Lady Cobras a quick and exciting presence at the point guard position, with her elite speed enabling her to create plays off the dribble while being a disruptive force on the defensive end.
The Cobra Men have re-signed veteran guard Tariq Naqqash for the 2018 SEABL season. Naqqash gives the Cobras another dangerous offensive weapon on the perimeter, joining newcomers Sam Daly and import Isaac Turner in the backcourt rotation. The 103-game veteran is coming off a solid 2017 campaign, one which saw him finish fourth on