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Rockland Area Men's Softball League playoffs on-deck

Mid-Knight Auto, Simmons Lobster Wharf back atop final regular-season standings
By Ken Waltz | Aug 10, 2018
Photo by: Mark Haskell Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9.

Rockland — The seven-team Rockland Area Men's Softball League has reached the finish line of the regular season and now the real fun and diamond excitement begins — with the always-compelling and often competitive double-elimination playoffs.

And postseason play will start with familiar teams atop the standings, as Mid-Knight Auto and Simmons Lobster Wharf, perennial league title contenders, are back in those coveted positions.

Watch video, and see more photos, below.

The final regular-season standings include: Mid-Knight Auto, 11-1, .917 winning percentage; Simmons Lobster Wharf, 10-2, .833; American Arboriculture, 8-4, .667; Bolduc Correctional Facility, 5-7, .385; Strong Agency, 5-7, .417; Myrtle Street, 4-8, .333; and O & What?, 0-12, .000.

Regular-season and postseason games are held on the Elks Lodge Field on upper Rankin Street in Rockland or the Bolduc Correctional Facility (BCF) in Warren.

The playoffs, weather permitting, will be contested Tuesday through Saturday, Aug. 14-18. Those games will include:

Aug. 14 — Playoff: No. 4 BCF versus No. 5 Strong Agency - 5:45 p.m. (BCF Field)

Playoff: No. 2 Simmons Lobster Wharf versus No. 7 O & What? - 5:45 p.m. (Elks Field)

Aug. 15 — Playoff: No. 3 American Arboriculture versus No. 6 Myrtle Street - 5:45 p.m. (Elks Field)

Aug. 16 — Playoff: No. 1 Mid-Knight Auto versus No. 4 BCF-No. 5 Strong Agency winner - 5:45 p.m. (Elks Field)

Aug. 17 — Playoff: No. 3 American Arboriculture-No. 6 Myrtle Street winner versus No. 2 Simmons Lobster Wharf-No. 7 O & What? winner - 5:45 p.m. (Elks Field)

Playoff: No. 3 American Arboriculture-No. 6 Myrtle Street loser versus No. 2 Simmons Lobster Wharf-No. 7 O & What? loser - 5:45 p.m. (BCF Field)

Double-elimination tournament continues Saturday, Aug. 18, with games at 8, 9:15, 10:30, 11:45 a.m. and 1, 2:15 and 3:30 p.m. (championship) at Elks Field.

Regular-season results

Simmons Lobster Wharf 14, Mid-Knight Auto 10.

Strong Agency 21, American Arboriculture 3.

American Arboriculture 9, Simmons Lobster Wharf 7.

Mid-Knight Auto 19, Strong Agency 4.

Simmons Lobster Wharf 10, Myrtle Street 0.

Mid-Knight Auto 20, American Arboriculture 5.

Myrtle Street 18, BCF 17.

Strong Agency 24, BCF 23.

Simmons Lobster Wharf 11, Strong Agency 1.

American Arboriculture 10, Strong Agency 7.

Myrtle Street 14, Strong Agency 12.

Simmons Lobster Wharf 20, BCF 3.

BCF 25, O & What? 11.

Simmons Lobster Wharf 20, O & What? 2.

Simmons Lobster Wharf 20, O & What? 2.

American Arboriculture 27, Myrtle Street 5.

Mid-Knight Auto 20, Myrtle Street 3.

BCF 11, Strong Agency 9.

Strong Agency 14, O & What? 4.

American Arboriculture 14, O & What? 4.

Mid-Knight 13, O & What? 3.

Mid-Knight Auto 22, Simmons Lobster Wharf 12.

Simmons Lobster Wharf 22, Myrtle Street 3.

BCF 21, O & What? 14.

Mid-Knight Auto 21, BCF 9.

Simmons Lobster Wharf 16, Strong Agency 11.

American Arboriculture beat BCF.

Mid-Knight Auto 30, Myrtle Street 3.

Strong Agency 11, O & What? 8.

Strong Agency 22, O & What? 2.

American Arboriculture 28, Myrtle Street 20.

Myrtle Street 19, O & What? 6.

Strong Agency 13, Myrtle Street 6.

Mid-Knight Auto 12, BCF 4.

Mid-Knight Auto 16, American Arboriculture 3.

Mid-Knight Auto 13, O & What? 2.

Strong Agency versus O & What?.

Myrtle Street 21, O & What? 20.

Simmons Lobster Wharf 20, BCF 5.

American Arboriculture 27, BCF 15.

Simmons Lobster Wharf 20, American Arboriculture 5.

Mid-Knight Auto 12, Strong Agency 1.

BCF 27, Myrtle Street 8.

American Arboriculture 13, O & What? 2.

Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf
Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9 in Rockland Area Men's Softball League. (Video by: Mark Haskell and Zack Miller)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus American Arboriculture on Aug. 2. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Mid-Knight Auto versus Simmons Lobster Wharf on Aug. 9. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
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