Westport plays first game Thursday in Little League World Series

The countdown is on as the team from Westport anxiously awaits tomorrow's first pitch at the Little League World Series.

The Westport Little League team won the New England championship to make it to the World Series.

The Westport Little League team won the New England championship to make it to the World Series. (8/14/13)

WESTPORT - The countdown is on as the team from Westport anxiously awaits tomorrow's first pitch at the Little League World Series.

The team is representing New England after winning the regional championship last week. Now the kids are in Williamsport hoping to win it all.

To show support, Dunkin' Donuts has special donuts honoring the team and signs have been posted at local businesses.

The game is being televised tomorrow on ESPN at 7 p.m. There are also a host of viewing parties in Westport for the big game.

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Westport Little League Viewing Parties

323 Restaurant (323 Main St.)
Black Duck (605 Riverside)
The Brewhouse (13 Marshall St., S Norwalk)
Colony Grill (1520 Post Road, Fairfield)
Shake Shack (1849 Post Road East)
Viva Zapata (530 Riverside)
Westport Library (20 Jesup Road)

Westport Little League Westport looks to advance towards LLWSThe team will face Maine with a spot in the regional finals at stake. Westport All-Stars 1 win away from World SeriesThe Westport team has made it to the New England Regional Championship for the first time in their 62 year existence.

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