WESTPORT, Conn. – Thursday is game day for the Westport Little League 12-and-under stars. They plays Tennessee in their first game of the Little League World Series beginning at 7 p.m., and it will be televised by ESPN2.
Fans who can’t make the trip to Williamsport, Pa., can watch with friends in town at several locations. The Westport Little League website said there will be watch parties at:
- Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road.
- 323 Restaurant, 323 Main St.
- Black Duck, 605 Riverside
- The Brewhouse, 13 Marshall St., South Norwalk
- Colony Grill, 1520 Post Road
- Shake Shack, 1849 Post Road E.
- Viva Zapata, 530 Riverside
Fans who are interested in traveling to Williamsport can also find ride shares on the league website.
Westport is 18-0 this summer and playing in the Little League World Series for the first time in the history of the program.
State Sen. Toni Boucher (R-Wilton), who represents Westport, was among those congratulating the All-Stars on their World Series appearance.
"I hope you will join me in congratulating the extraordinary accomplishments of the Westport Little League All-Stars,’’ Boucher said. “We are all very proud of them. My family and I have been following them on TV with great pride and enthusiasm. They will be playing in the little league world series opener this week in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. I wish them well and will be hoping for a win!"