California high school girls basketball is stacked in the Class of 2024, and this past season saw sophomores star on many of the best teams in the state. Now it's time to unveil the first half of SBLive's 2021-22 Sophomore All-State awards – the First and Second Teams.
For all of our end-of-season girls basketball awards, the main criteria are individual statistics and team success relative to strength of schedule. Any other intangible contributions that substantially affected players' overall impacts on winning were considered. Looking at both regular season and playoff success were major parts of the decision process, and we also took in the opinions of coaches all across the area.