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 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