10 teams from around the country came to Bentonville to compete for the Cal Ripken World Series crown. This is the first time this national tournament has been hosted by the city.
Pam Thornton's son plays for Bentonville, she said, "It's outstanding, I never thought this day would come."
"I believe Bentonville is an awesome place to have this."
Gan Nunnally coaches the Bentonville team, he added, "The way the town has supported us, it's been amazing."
Ragan Price is a baseball dad, he said, "It's exciting and we can show the community that there's a good ball team here."
The Bentonville team went 2 and 2 in pool play of the tournament and advanced to the final six teams.
Hunter Mayes plays on the team, he said, "Well it's an opportunity of a lifetime."
Teammate Sawyer Price added, "I think it's just a special privilege to be here."
"I just wanted to get here and play my best, and show all my hard work."
Coach Nunnally said the team used its home field advantage, "These kids have been playing on it for the last three years."
Sawyer Price added, "We know these field the best."
The Bentonville team won on Wednesday night and moves on to the semi-finals of the tournament.
The tournament will wrap up on Friday night.
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