The Warriors, the 2012 ECYSA U14 Boys champions and 2012 state runner-up, lost to Revere 2-0 in a competitive and physical game. The Thunderbolts faced the top team in the division, the Lynn Legion of Doom, and held strong, but the heat of a midday game eventually wore them down and they lost 4-1.
Five first-year travel teams reached the play-offs, including four U11 Boys teams: the Cobras, Pythons, Rattlers and Anacondas. The Pythons and Rattlers both fell to stronger competition in the first round, while the Cobras and Anacondas lost in the semi-finals. The U11 Girls Firestorm played a strong team from Lynn, losing in the first round.