It was a major turnout at the Black Duck Cafe in Westport. Fans watched the game on big screen televisions, cheering on the Westport little league team, Saturday night.
Fans say the little leaguers played like they were in the big leagues.
There wasn't an empty seat at the Black Duck cafe in Westport. Fans from all over Connecticut came out to root for the Westport little league.
"Look at the support. This town has been nothing but behind this team from day one," said Michael Connors, Black Duck Cafe.
Fans say it was a dream come true for Westport to make it to the Little League World Series.
"Everybody's really excited. It's the only thing the towns talking about," said Tim Barry, Westport.
Up to the last minute fans still held out for hope.
"After yesterday's performance, anything can happen. They are down right now but, it doesn't mean anything, there's still a lot of time. A lot of things could happen, one play in the games wide open," said Jonathan Solis, Westport.
"Whether they win or lose, I think it's amazing to have a local team that, especially in a state of Connecticut that you have a proteam, it's awesome to have a Little League," said Karen Cusato, Westport.
Folks were glued to the TV. Even though Westport didn't win, the fans are still proud of their team.
"I really want them to win this because I want Westport to be a big thing," said Jack Burg, Westport.
"You can't help but be proud of these guys. Just to get there is an accomplishment and you can only hope they get the same luck and display the skills," said John Oppenheimer, Westport.
Sunday, the team plays a consolation game at 11 in Williamsport.
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