Three of Kilsyth’s brightest young SEABL stars have headed to the United States to embark on the first of a four-year collegiate basketball journey.
Jamie Ahale, Genna Ogier and Gabe Hadley have each secured athletic scholarships to take on some of the worlds best young talent, joining a long list of past and present Cobras who have represented Kilsyth at the collegiate level.
After helping the VYC Men clinch the 2017 league title, SEBC Saints junior Jamie Ahale is headed to Mineral Area College in Missouri, where he’ll follow in the footsteps of fellow Cobra Hannah Taulien (Taulien was a member of the Cardinals from 2015-2016). Mineral Area is one of the nation’s top Junior Colleges, with many of it’s players moving on to strong NCAA D1 programs.
Gabe Hadley has made the move to New Mexico State where he joins the Aggies for his freshmen season. The Aggies enter the new season as the reigning Sun Belt Conference champions, and secured an NCAA tournament bid in 2016.
The Kilsyth Cobra Men have come back from a 17 point second half deficit to defeat the Frankston Blues in a 99-97 thriller on Saturday night. Following a nightmare first half which saw them trailing, 62-45, early in the third period, the Cobras quickly got to work after the main break, riding the red-hot
The Kilsyth Lady Cobras have inched closer towards securing a first round home playoff game following a dominant 81-57 road win over Frankston on Saturday night. Trailing by three points after one period of play, the Lady Cobras quickly put this one out of reach, riding a stifling second quarter defensive effort to build
The Kilsyth Lady Cobras hopes of a first round home playoff game were dealt a blow on the weekend after falling to Geelong on Saturday and a one-point thriller to Sandringham on Sunday. “We came up against two teams on the weekend that needed to win,” Lady Cobras coach Sam Woosnam said. “One