July 15, 1988 A big game from Jeff Hydro allows Jim Thorpe to pull away from the Hazleton Nationals for an 11-2 District 18 Little League victory. Hydro earns the pitching win, finishing with a three-hitter while striking out 12 batters. At the plate, he collects three hits including a home run during Thorpe's eight-run fifth inning. The winners also receive a key RBI double from Eric Scrantz.