Tyus Battle becomes leader for Gill St. Bernard’s — Cuse Clicks

Tyus Battle knew that things would be a lot different for him going into his sophomore season at Gill St. Bernard’s. Three starters from last year’s team graduated and are now playing at Division 1 programs. Not only must he be the primary scorer for the Somerset County squad, he’s also stepped into a leadership role. “I take a big leadership role that Jaren (Sina) had last year,” Battle said. “It’s been going well. Just motivating my guys. A lot of them haven’t played a lot of varsity minutes yet, so I’ve just got to keep motivating them to keep shooting the ball even if it’s not falling. Eventually it’s going to fall.”

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About Wes Cheng

Wes has worked for Rivals.com covering the New York Knicks, as well as for Scout.com covering Syracuse athletics. Wes has also worked for the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) and reported on the NBA and MLB for the New York Sportscene. A native of Long Island, New York, Wes graduated from Syracuse University in 2005. Follow him on Twitter @ChengWes.
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