Girls basketball season tipped off on Monday. Once again, the area is filled not only with talented teams, but talented players. Here is a look at some of the top returners in Tampa Bay:
C Imani Thomas, Sr., Academy at the Lakes: The Wildcats lost coach Karim Nohra and top scorer Audra Leipold, but Thomas remains. She was a workhorse under the basket, with 12.6 points and 12.8 rebounds per game.