On This Date (Aug. 3, 1981) – tnonline.com
Published August 03. 2020 11:59AM
August 3, 1981 – John Searfoss pitches a two-hit shutout to lead Jim Thorpe to a 7-0 victory over Summit Hill in a Panther Valley Little League Tournament game. Searfoss, who strikes out 10, tosses four no-hit innings before allowing an infield single in the fifth. Chris Snyder belts a three-run homer in the first inning for the winners, while Tom Chapman and Scott Lazorick each contribute RBI singles. Dave Brown adds a triple and two runs scored. The Hillers receive a double from James McCready.