MEN'S VOLLEYBALL MOVE ONTO PROVINCIALS WITH PLAYOFF WIN

MEN'S VOLLEYBALL MOVE ONTO PROVINCIALS WITH PLAYOFF WIN

The Georgian Grizzlies men's volleyball team played their OCAA crossover playoff match-up on Saturday afternoon when they hosted the St. Clair Saints at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie.

The Grizzlies used the home court advantage to play one of their best games of the season. Georgian were able to make quick work of St. Clair winning in straight sets 3-0 (25-12, 25-17, 25-10).

Erich Perau (Peterborough) had a team-high nine kills and four aces for a 13 point game while teammate Liam Gray (Barrie) led the team with 26 assists, six aces and nine digs.

The win qualifies the Grizzlies for the 2019 OCAA Men's Volleyball Championship which takes place Feb. 21-23 hosted by Humber College in Toronto.

The Grizzlies will open the tournament on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. against the Niagara Knights who defeated the Canadore Panthers 3-1 in their own playoff match Saturday.

Georgian will make their third straight appearance at the provincial championship and the Grizzlies have finished in fourth place in back-to-back-seasons.

The Grizzlies have won three consecutive OCAA east division regular season titles but will be looking for their first ever provincial medal.

For more information on the 2019 OCAA Men's Volleyball Championship visit the official website.