Matthew Hiebert, Peabody-Burns High School sophomore, has been named to the 2009 Kansas Babe Ruth Classic.
The game will be played Aug. 16 at Wellington and will feature 36 of the best 15-year-old Babe Ruth players in Kansas.
District commissioners selected East and West team players during district tournament play July 23 through 26. Hiebert played with the Hillsboro Cottonwood Valley League National team during the district playoffs at Cottonwood Falls.
During Babe Ruth regular season play, Hiebert played on the 13- to 15-year old Peabody-Burns recreation league team.
Lon and Deb Hiebert of rural Peabody are his parents.