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 VYC Cobra Women have announced their roster for the 2018 Big-V Season The Women’s 2018 lineup will consist entirely of Kilsyth Junior Cobras players, headlined by 2017 team MVP, Grace Moxey and point guard Tayla Black. Both members of the Kilsyth Lady Cobras SEABL squad in 2017, Black ranked second on the team
The Cobras have announced their National Wheelchair Basketball League team for the 2018 season. The Cobras are headlined by Kilsyth junior and Paralympian Josh Allison, and reigning league high-point MVP, Tristan Knowles. Knowles was a standout in 2017, leading the Cobras in scoring (24.5ppg), rebounding (7.0rpg) and assists (11.1ppg). Michael D’Amelio, Shawn Groenewegan, Damon
Kilsyth Basketball has taken home a total of eight awards from the 2017 Basketball Victoria Awards dinner, which was held on Saturday night at the State Basketball Centre. WNWBL Cobras young gun Teisha Shadwell was named the Charles Ryan Wheelchair Athlete of the Year, following an impressive rookie campaign in 2017. Debuting at the