“Obviously, Stephanie is a tremendous player and the girls recognize that, but I don’t think anybody really cares who gets the credit,” she said. “They know she’s our go-to person and they’re not afraid to get her the ball. They’re very unselfish and their primary goal is just to win ball games.”
Not only has Brownsburg experienced good times on the court, but the close-knit senior class knows how to have fun off the court as well. The girls listed bus rides, concerts, slumber parties, and team meals as just part of the fun they’ve had together.
“Once you can be friends off the court, it’s easier to be teammates,” Mavunga said.
As the Bulldogs begin the IHSAA tournament tonight against Southport, it’s the beginning of the end for this group.
“I honestly can’t believe it,” said Trout, who plans on studying pharmacy at an undecided college next year. “I still feel like I’m a junior or a sophomore. It’s mind-boggling that we’re going into sectionals during my senior year.”
Comer was able to experience the past four years not only with her classmates but her family as well. Brauman is Comer’s aunt. Kayle’s mother and Amy’s sister, Angee Comer, is an assistant coach for Brownsburg.
“Some practices it’s good, some practices it’s frustrating,” Kayle said. “At the end of the day, they’re your biggest fans, so that’s cool.”
Low has the team’s highest GPA at over 4.0 and names math as her favorite subject. She is undecided on a college for next year but plans to study environmental engineering. Low not only leads in the classroom, but on the court as well.
“I just try and be positive and not get frustrated,” she said.