Cobras (4-6) dropped to 4th on the South Conference ladder after two disappointing losses last weekend to conference foes Frankston and Mt Gambier. This weekend’s game is shaping as on of their most important of the season. With the Cobras losses Hobart (5-6) have moved into 3rd place above the Cobras and with Mt Gambier, just 1 game behind, the Cobras do not want to see their hardwork unrewarded.
After spirit and highly intense week on the practice court, the Cobras will be looking to return to their early season form and record the win against the Chargers.
Zach Malvik 22.5 ppg and Joe Werner 20.0ppg and 15.4rpg will be called on to provide most of the scoring punch but will be well supported by Croft, Leonard, Taylor and Jackson.
Hobart currently have six players averaging double figures in scoring and the Cobras will need to shut down the ever dangerous Anthony Stewart and new import Charleston Long if they are going to record the victory.
Lady Cobras (6-5) gave themselves a chance against League leading Launceston last weekend but after getting down by 20 in the first half, they were always going to find it hard to cause the upset. Desiree Glaubitz was excellent in her second game back for the Lady Cobras throughout the 86-80 loss. The loss sent the Lady Cobras to fifth on the ladder with Ballarat starting to find some form moving into 4th place.
Kilsyth must make sure they win all their games over the coming weeks against those below them on the ladder and must start Sunday against the Frankston Blues.
Sarah Parsons (14.0ppg, 9.9 rpg) and Clare Papavs (16.3ppg, 7.5rpg) have provided most of the scoring production so far in 2008 but with Glaubitz (17.5ppg) back in the line up, we should see some high scoring games from the trio.
Saturday 3rd May
YL Men vs Frankston 6.15pm
Cobras vs Hobart 8.15pm
Sunday 4th May
YL Women vs Frankston 12.30pm
Lady Cobras vs Frankston 2.15pm
Star point guard Adi Tomada has re-signed with the Kilsyth Cobras for the 2024 NBL1 season. Tomada enjoyed a standout 2023 season with the Cobras, leading the team in assists (4.6apg) and steals (1.4spg), ranking second in scoring (19.5ppg) and three pointers made (2.0 3PM), while finding his way to the free throw
Star guard Nikita Young has re-signed with the Kilsyth Cobras for the 2024 NBL1 season. Young put together an impressive second NBL1 season with the Cobras, ranking third on the team in scoring (12.7ppg), rebounds (5.4rpg), assists (2.3apg), while her quick hands and anticipation saw her rank fifth in the league in steals (2.3spg).
The Kilsyth Cobra Women have made their first move for the 2024 NBL1 season, re-signing rising star, Georgia Booth. Booth enjoyed a breakout season with the Cobras, leading the team in three point makes while ranking second on the team in scoring. The lightning quick guard blossomed into a high level scorer, averaging 17.5