The Houston girls’ basketball team opens the 2013-’14 season tonight in a varsity-only contest against Eminence inside Hiett Gymnasium.
The Lady Tigers will be without projected starting center Sarah Kelley, who mill miss the game for a minor heart procedure. She is expected to return in 3-4 days.
HHS returns just one starter – junior Kylee Elmore – from last year’s team that went 12-14 and earned a share of the South Central Association title. Elmore averaged 14.8 points per game to lead HHS and rank third in the conference en route to unanimous first team all-SCA honors. She led the Lady Tigers in 3-pointers (29), assists (3.4) and steals (2.0).
Tonight’s season opener will be broadcast live over the internet beginning at 5:50 p.m. at www.houstonherald.com/live.