"I could tell her anything. We were basically like sisters," she said.

Fowler has Buddy, a blue beta fish that was a gift from Constants on senior night last fall, when the players who are seniors played their final home game. She wears the multicolor string bracelet that Constants made for her every day.

"One time, she took a picture of us and she put it on a shirt. We wore it on Twins Day," she said.

She said Constants liked to take photos — and was good with a camera as well other arts.

"Everyone loved her," said Ryan Bugarin, a friend who just graduated from Broadneck High School, where Olivia had completed her freshman year earlier this month.

The two met at a soccer camp last summer and they became fast friends, coming to each other's games and cheering each other on.

"She was a very happy person, always brightening people's day," he said.

Bugarin said he and other students who were close with Constants were stunned by her fatal accident, word of which passed quickly Thursday evening among them through social media. Some of them gathered late Thursday night and Friday morning, to reminisce or pray, sharing their pain.

"She was one of those people who was so easygoing and carefree and drama-free that anyone could get along with her," said Autumn Krebs, another former Broadneck student.

Bob Mosier, spokesman for Anne Arundel County schools, said Friday that school counselors will be available at the high school starting Monday for grieving students. Schools were closed Friday. The Broadneck student community is close-knit, he said. "There's going to be a lot of grief and a lot of support that's needed," he said.

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