Westport girls basketball relies on team chemistry for success

WESTPORT — Nestled in the far corner of Southeastern Massachusetts sits the historic town of Westport.


It is also home to one of the top girls basketball programs in Division 5.


The Wildcats finished up the 2023-24 winter regular season on Thursday with a 19-1 mark after beating Fairhaven, 56-16, on Senior Night at Westport High School.


It is one of the top marks in school history before the postseason since former head coach Mike Ponte's team finished the 2017 season at 21-2. And the Wildcats were without former 1,000-point scorer and current Bridgewater State University student Leah Sylvain. 


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