Westport takes on California for Little League U.S. title

The comeback kids fought back to win against Washington, 14-13 in extra innings.

The comeback kids fought back to win against Washington, 14-13 in extra innings.

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WESTPORT - The Westport All-Stars, coming off a big comeback against Washington yesterday, are playing for the U.S. championship at the Little League World Series.

Facing elimination, the team went into extra innings yesterday after coming back from being down seven runs. Chad Knight, whose hit scored the game-winning run, says it was the team's biggest comeback this year.

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Local fans headed to the Black Duck Cafe in Westport to watch the game and support their hometown team.

The game started against Chula Vista California at 3:30 p.m. and is being televised on ABC.

The winner will play for the Little League World Series title.

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