Averaging 24.5pts, 4.5rebs and 2.5ass for the weekend, Matt O’Hea helped the Kilsyth Cobras to a 2-0 record in the Nations Capital and remains in second place on the Ease Conference ladder. Matt kick started his weekend with 29pts@56%, 4rebs, 4ass and 2stls in the Cobras easy 104-65 victory over Canberra.O’Hea was deadly from behind the three point arc in his 27mins of court time scoring 5 from 7 attempts.The following day Matt played 34mins against the AIS and recorded 20pts@53%, 5rebs and 1ass.
Other notable performances were;
qSandringham Sabres David Moore produced 24pts@91%, 4rebs, 2ass and 4stls, helping his team to a 97-90 victory over NW Tasmania.Moore is coming back after a season away from basketball and will be a key factor in the Sabres playoff aspirations.
qNathan Herbert produced a superb game on Saturday night against Bendigo with 23pts@73%, 10rebs, 4ass and 1blk in 37mins of court time. .
qKnox Raiders point guard Sean Carroll recorded 17pts@64%, 8rebs, 5ass and 1stl, helping his team easily defeat Hobart 97-71.
qDandenong Rangers import Luke Fitzgerald averaged 23pts, 9.5rebs and 1.5ass, helping his team to a 1-1 weekend, including 25pts, 13rebs in his teams 98-82 victory over Hobart.
Week 1Ash Cannan (Brisbane)
Week 2Simon Conn (Sandringham)
Week 3CJ Massingale (Knox)
Week 4Ismail Muhammad (Geelong)
Week 5Ismail Muhammad (Geelong)
Week 6Ivan McFarlin (Bendigo)
Week 7Drake Reed (Ballarat)
Week 8Ryan Bathie (Kilsyth)
Week 9Rob Kampman (Frankston)
ALICE KUNEK – Kilsyth Lady Cobras
Alice Kunek produced two consistent games in Tasmania and helped the Lady Cobras record a 2-0 weekend and grab the number 1 position on the ladder.Alice averaged 17pts, 8rebs and 1ass for the weekend and played a pivotal role in the Lady Cobras confidence boosting victory over Launceston on Friday night.Alice recorded 14pts@62%, 5rebs, 2ass and 1stl in 73-70 victory.The following day Alice produced 20pts@58%, 11rebs and 1stl in 27mins of court time in the Lady Cobras 85-51 victory in Hobart.
Other notable performances were;
qAlbury/Wodonga Lady Bandits Toni Edmondson played the full 40mins and produced 17pts@50%, 7rebs, 6ass, 2blks and 1stl in her teams 69-48 victory at Frankston.
qWith 18pts@50%, 12rebs, 3ass and 2stls from Rachel Pryor the Brisbane Lady Spartans recorded a 75-45 victory over Nunawading.
qBallarat Lady Miners Rachel Jarry averaged 22pts and 7.5rebs for the weekend including a brilliant 26pt, 8reb, 1ass and 1blk performance on Sunday at Bendigo.
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