Say Goodbye to the Number 5

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Captain Jarrod Butts with Zach White and Assistant Captain David McLenithan

Jenny Weissauer Columns Editor

Say Goodbye to the Number 5

On January 17th 2015, Mayor Ben Blake officially declared it “Zach White Day” in the city of Milford. This ceremony was held this past Saturday before our Milford Indians defeated the Red Hawk’s 4-2. A much deserved day numerous speakers spoke on behalf of White including Mayor Ben Blake, Superintendent Elizabeth Feser, Foran’s very own dean Sean Brennan, Jonathan Law’s athletic director VJ Sarullo, and coach Sal Follo. Everyone had only great things to say about White. White’s outstanding career consisted of many accomplishments. Coach Follo describes White as “one of the best players to ever come out of Milford, that has played for me, and he’s only one of two players that we retired his number because he made allstate three years in a row.” Overall in his four years, White played in 83 games scoring 95 points. White also had 108 assists and maxing out with 203 points. Not only was Zach a tremendous player, but he was a tremendous leader and role model to them teammate. Teammate and former alumni Ben Lavallee says, “I’ve been teammates with Zach for around 11 years and I’ve never who cared about making others around him look good.  He’s a class act who couldn’t be more deserving of the honor of having his number retired. I had the time of life playing with best friend and I couldn’t be happier seeing his number up at the ice pavilion.” Milford will always remember Zach White’s amazing days with the Milford Indians and can’t wait to see his next hockey move!

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