Leading off today:
Canandaigua pitcher Michael Sculli
is on a roll with back-to-back no-hitters.
His latest effort came in a 16-strikeout performance during a 1-0 victory over Churchville-Chili on Monday. Sculli doubled and scored the game's only run in the fifth inning.
Sculli has struck out 28 batters and not allowed a ball out of the infield in the two no-hitters, the first of which came against Platt (Conn.) in his second outing of the season. He has 41 strikeouts in 19 innings for the season.
"It's amazing, in my 20 years here I think we've only had two no-hitters prior to that. To go back-to-back is just unheard of," Canandaigua coach Dale Werth said. "It's hard to do against any opponent and these were two good opponents."
Basketball news: The New York State Sportswriters Associ- ation will release its all-state teams in Class AA and A boys basketball on Wednesday morning.
When we published the 2018 large-school teams not quite a year ago, the clear leader in the clubhouse to come back to earn player of the year honors this season was Cole Anthony. That went by the boards, of course, when Anthony trans- ferred out of the CHSAA's Archbishop Molloy to attend Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va.
Anthony merely averaged a triple-double for his senior season and is a consensus top-five player in the country. On Tuesday, Anthony revealed he has committed to the University of North Carolina.
For what it's worth, Moses Brown of UCLA declared for the NBA Draft today. Brown and Anthony were teammates at Molloy a season ago and it could be easily be Anthony filling out similar paperwork a year from now.