The Georgian Grizzlies men's basketball team played their first home game of the pre-season on Wednesday night when they hosted the Conestoga Condors at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie.
It was a good battle between the two teams but Conestoga were able to pull away defeating the Grizzlies 89-69.
Tyler Vanessen (Whitby) led Georgian in scoring with 16 points while teammate Ben Tofil (Guelph) had a solid 15 point effort.
The Grizzlies will continue their pre-season schedule when they host the Georgian Fall Classic tournament on Oct. 12 & 13 at the Athletic Centre.
Georgian opens their 2018-19 OCAA regular season schedule on Friday, Oct. 19 when they travel to take on the Seneca Sting.
The men's basketball home opener will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 24 when they host the Durham Lords at 8 p.m. Tickets for that game will be available at the doors for $5.