McCONNELSVILLE – Steven Taylor fired a one-hitter as Crooksville nipped Morgan 3-1 in the Muskingum Valley League on Monday.
Crooksville (2-1 MVL) scored all three of its runs in the top of the fifth inning to break open a scoreless game.
Taylor outdueled the Raiders’ Mason Edgell and Jordan Work, who allowed only four singles — two to Youngstown State-bound Chris Sparks.
Austin Boyd drove in the lone run for the Raiders (1-2 MVL), who had three errors.
Jeffery Patrick had an RBI for the Ceramics.