With only two rounds left of D-League until play-offs every game is vital, however the Workforcexs Cobras went down in all three matches played over the weekend, with the men losing to Knox on Saturday night and Nunawading on Sunday while the woman went down to Nunawading on the Sunday as well.
The Knox Raiders defeated the Workforcexs Cobras by 15 points on Saturday night after a dominant 28-18 third quarter, the first half was evenly contested with the Raiders taking a five point lead into half time.
Knox shot at close to 70% from the field in the third quarter to lead by 15 points at the final change; Kilsyth did their best to pull back the margin in the last but had no such luck, going down 79-64.
Yesterday afternoon the Workforcexs Lady Cobras were defeated by 18 points by Nunawading after another poor shooting performance, shooting at just 31.3% from the field compared to Nunawading’s 43.3%.
A poor second half saw Kilsyth outscored 36-22 in their 62-44 loss; Nunawading shot at 60% from the field in the last quarter to seal the win, the Workforcexs Lady Cobras now find themselves outside the top four with just one week to play before play-offs.
The Workforcexs Cobras also find themselves falling to fifth on the ladder after going down by 10 points to Nunawading on Sunday afternoon, 75-65.
Nunawading got away to fast start leading by 11 points at half time, Kilsyth did their best to make a comeback with an 18-13 last quarter but left it to late, Nunawading dominated defensively with 33-23 boards. Daniel Tomada was Kilsyth’s best with 22 points and 9 rebounds.
The Workforcexs Kilsyth Cobras face Sandringham at home this Saturday June 4, Workforcexs Kilsyth Lady Cobra’s tip-off at 6:15pm and the Workforcexs Kilsyth Cobras tip-off at 8:15pm, on Hugh McMenamin Court.
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
Our Kilsyth Junior Cobras teams for the 2024 VJBL season have been announced. Congratulations to all of our new and returning Cobras on their selections — and for those who have missed out this season, we hope to see you back next year. See below for our 2024 teams as well as important uniform, registration