The 2011 Rockaway Little League playoffs have begun at Fort Tilden and the action has heated up. Giants player Brendan Vazquez slides under Ethan Hanft’s tag for Rose’s Reds as the Giants won 8-5. The action last weekend featured games in the Pee Wee Seniors, Major Girls and Major Boys Divisions. Five divisions will hold their title game with championships held on Saturday, June 25. For the story, see page 84.