A very exciting playoff season is coming to a climax. Come down to the fields and catch the action as the survivors battle for their divisional championship.
Pee Wee Sr - The Shannon Florist Pirates meet the regular season champs Slices & Ices Reds on Tues June 28 in the 1st championship game. The Pirates lost their 1st playoff game 1-0 and then battled their way through the loser's bracket winning 4 straight games to make it to the championship. They need to beat the Reds twice while the Reds need one victory.
Minor Girls - The Curran's Meats Irish and the St John's Episcopal Hospital Blue Devils will meet on Wed June 29 in a winner-take-all game for the championship. The Irish and Blue Devils were the top 2 teams in the regular season. The Blue Devils beat the Irish 11-7 in the winner's bracket final but the Irish won the loser's bracket final and then defeated the Blue Devils 8-1 in the 1st championship game to force the deciding game.
Minor Boys- The top 2 teams from the regular season, the 2nd place El Caribe Caterers Reds and the 1st place Empire Unlimited Mariners face off on Tues June 28 for the title. If the Mariners win, they're champs. If Reds win, they play on Wed June 29 for the title.
Major Girls - The Walsh Properties Flippers defeated the Graybeards Bonnies in the 1st championship game and now they meet again Tues June 28 in a winner-take-all match. The Bonnies and Flippers were the top 2 teams in the regular season.
Major Boys - The AKB Security Rockies defeated the Metalmen Sales Orioles 8-6 in an exciting game to take MJB championship. The 3rd seeded Rockies and the 4th seeded Orioles made their way through a very competitive MJB season and playoff. Congratulations to the Orioles for their championship and to the Orioles for a wonderful season.
Little League Tournament Action At Fort Tilden!!! Rockaway Little League is proud to host District 27 (Southern Queens) and NYS Section 3 games as part of the Little League International Tournament, which climaxes in the LL World Series in Williamsport, PA for the 12 year olds and state and regional championships for the 10 & 11 year olds. Come see Rockaway take on Ozone Howard in the 10U division and Ridgewood play Ozone Howard in 12U on Mon June 27. Rockaway 12U will play the loser of the Ridgewood/Ozone Howard game on Tues July 5. The 10U district championship will be at Fort Tilden Wed July 6 & Fri July 8 (if necessary). In 11U, Rockaway hosts Ozone Howard on Sat July 16 @ 10 am. Sectional action in 12U takes place at Fort Tilden s district winners meet here on Mon July 18 & Tues July 19. The 10U Sectional championship, with the winner going on to the NY state tournament will take place Thurs July 21 and Fri July 22.
THE WAY WE DO THINGS HERE
cancer socks on sale
This season, RLL is again selling pink socks to raise funds for a family in our Little League community that is battling the disease. We also have pink head bands and wristbands on sale in the clubhouse. All proceeds go to the family.
Call 212 501-BALL (2255) for information on rain outs and other league news
The goal of our league is to provide a safe and productive environment that enables children to learn and apply the principles of teamwork, discipline, dedication, and sportsmanship. We facilitate the development of strength and character in every child that participates. Participation in our league is open to all boys and girls in the Rockaway and surrounding areas.
We are sustained by the efforts of volunteers who display an extraordinary amount of commitment and hard work, ensuring that our league is a positive influence in the lives of our children. We also strive to provide a service to our community by providing a healthy outlet for children and opportunities for the community to unite.
Sportsmanship • Teamwork • Dedication
We welcome all children, regardless of race, creed or national origin.
Our league is registered as a non-profit organization. We appreciate the generous support of the community, local merchants, and civic organizations.