Posted On: 12/11/18 7:00 PM

In one of the first prime big-school games on the main court Saturday at Hopkins, it was the top team in Class AAA, DeLaSalle, thoroughly dismantling Wayzata which came into the week at No. 3 in Class AAAA, getting 40 points from Jamison Battle en route to a 70-49 win.

Here are five takeaways from the game:

Jamison Battle should be a Mr. Basketball frontrunner

Going into this season, the thought was that the Islanders would be able to run out a lineu led by the best point guard in the state in Tyrell Terry and one of the best forwards in the state in Jamison Battle. Terry’s out until later in the year with a shoulder injury, thrusting Battle into the Batman role and he sure ran with it Saturday. The 6-foot-7 senior dropped 40 points and 11 rebounds, knocking dow 3-pointers, getting to the free throw line, scoring in the post, hitting mid-range jumpers and dominating on the offensive glass. He looks like a college junior with the way he’s built and he uses that strength to throw defenders around. His jumper looked very good Saturday but he didn’t settle from

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