West Essex senior icemen shower mothers with flowers.
The West Essex Knights varsity hockey team hosted Verona at the Codey Arena at South Mountain in West Orange on Monday, Jan. 31. A half-dozen senior players also hosted their moms, presenting them with bouquets of flowers as a token of their appreciation, including from left, Denise Cox (Ryan), Michelle Paranzine (Tom), and Debbye Trent (Travis). Hockey moms are known for transporting their sons to and from many-an-early morning and late night practice – as well as for their special prayers to avoid knocked out teeth and broken bones. West Essex beat Verona 6-4, and with mom watching, senior Travis Trent made his 100th goal.