The Waite Park 12 and under youth baseball team beat Mineral Area (Missouri) 14-0 Monday in the championship game of the Midwest Plains tournament in Marion, Kansas.  Waite Park improves to 34-2-2 and will play in the 12 and under Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen, Missouri August 12-20.

The Waite Park team will also be honored at Target Field August 8 before the Twins/Red Sox game.