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Indian Creek's Brooke Mathena watches during a free throw at Indian Creek High School in Trafalgar, Indiana. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal
Indian Creek's Brooke Mathena brings the ball up court during a game against Greenwood Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Indian Creek High School in Trafalgar, Indiana. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal
The protective wrap surrounding the right knee of Indian Creek point guard Brooke Mathena during practices and games covers a scar approximately one inch in length.
Mathena for the rest of her days will be able to observe the marking with contrasting emotions. It does, after all, represent, in order, the thrill of boundless promise, the pain of reality, the fear of uncertainty, a certain sense of accomplishment and, again, the excitement of promise.
If only the scar had been shaped like a circle.
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