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 Lady Cobras have signed exciting combo guard Chelsea D’Angelo for the 2018 SEABL season. “I am really excited to be playing with the Kilsyth Cobras next season under (Lady Cobras coach) Sam Woosnam,” D’Angelo said. “It will be a great opportunity to further develop my game by playing alongside some of the
The Cobra Men have added more muscle to their front court, re-signing centre Desmond Owili for the 2018 SEABL season. Owili was a strong contributor for Kilsyth during his debut SEABL season, with the charismatic big man providing a spark to the Cobras second unit with his contagious energy and physical low post play.
Former Kilsyth All-SEABL forward Jasmine Gill has signed with the Lady Cobras for the 2018 season. Gill will return to Kilsyth after spending the 2017 season with the Sandringham Sabres, where she paced the team in rebounding (6.8rpg) and finished second in scoring (19.9ppg) and assists (2.8apg). Her first SEABL season in 2016 was