Player Profile: Chris Battiste


Name: Chris Battiste

Grade: 11

Sport: Boys varsity basketball

Fun facts about Chris:

  • He has been a state competitor in tennis for the past three years
  • He enjoys swimming
  • He plays pranks on his brother

How did you develop a passion for basketball?

“I grew up always watching basketball on TV; Lebron and Kyrie are my favorite players.”

What is your favorite part of the sport?

“I love playing as a team with 5+ guys that want to compete and get better every day.”

How did you get into basketball?

“I started playing by joining a YMCA team very young, and I fell in love right away.”

What are you most looking forward to this season?

“I look forward to playing Forest Hills Northern, which is by far our largest rival.”

What is your favorite part of the team?

“I love being around the team. They are a bunch of great guys that love to joke around.”