The Cobra Men have moved to 3-1 in emphatic fashion, completely dominating the Melbourne Tigers on both ends of the floor en-route to a 101-46 victory on Saturday night.


The Cobras were in complete control from start to finish, sending a statement to the rest of the SEABL as they recorded league’s largest winning margin of the season. Though they led comfortably by 18 points at the half, the Cobras did not let up coming out of the main break as they reeled-off one of the most dominant single quarter performances in recent memory. Kilsyth scored the first 27 points of the third quarter, outscoring the Tigers, 32-2, for the period as they complete dismantled Melbourne on both ends of the floor.


With an insurmountable lead heading into the final stanza, the Cobras cruised to their second straight blowout win on home court, having beat Frankston the week prior by 19 points.


Once again, the Cobras received tremendous production across the board on the offensive end, with all 12 players recording a field goal, and five scoring in double-figures.  Felix von Hofe led the Cobras with a game-high 24 points; Isaac Turner added 16; Sam Daly had a stellar game at the point guard position, finishing with 10 points and seven assists; Sean MacDonald recorded a career-high 12 points off the bench, and Chris Patton chipped-in with 10 points.


Cobras head coach Justin Schueller was thrilled with the production of his group as a whole, which has been a common theme in the early-going of the season.


“The most pleasing thing for us is we stuck to our processes and took steps forward,” Schueller said.


“To have everyone we put in contribute is a luxury as a coach and it was great to see all the boys firing.”


While the Cobras 101 points marked a season-high, Schueller was just as impressed with his group’s focus and intensity on the defensive end, with their 46 points allowed the fewest in any SEABL game this season.


“It’s the first time we felt we had our defence on point for four quarters, and the execution was great by our guys,” Schueller added.


“When we move the ball and have an aggressive mindset on D, we feel we are tough to beat.”


The Cobras will look to keep their groove going this Saturday, when they play host to the Dandenong Rangers on our annual Junior Domestic Night. All Kilsyth Junior Domestic players who wear their club gear will receive FREE ENTRY to Saturday’s tripleheader, which tips-off at 4pm when the VYC Women take on Ringwood. The Lady Cobras follow at 6pm against Dandenong, with the Men following against the Rangers at 8pm.