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As part of our end-of-season all-state awards, SBLive will recognize the top players and coaches around the state in Florida high school basketball for their phenomenal performances during the 2021-22 season.

The following standout student-athletes have been named finalists for SBLive’s Florida High School Girls Basketball 4A Player of the Year, which honors the state’s most valuable player on the court in Class 4A.

Before we release our awards, we want your opinion. Who do you think should be the 4A Florida Girls Basketball Player of the Year?

Take a look at our finalists and cast your vote below! The poll will close on March 27 at 11:59 p.m.

SBLive Player of the Year award winners and all-state teams will be released in late March.


(The list is in alphabetical order)

Madison Aguilera, Jr. (Gulliver Prep)

Aguilera averaged 21.8 points and 4.7 rebounds per game this season for the Lady Raiders.

Paige Atwater, So. (Weeki Wachee)

Atwater averaged 12.2 points and 2.8 rebounds per game this season for the Lady Hornets.

Ava Butler, Fr. (Rutherford)

Butler averaged 11.3 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.2 blocks per game this season.

Eleecia Carter, Jr. (Lake Highland Prep)

Carter averaged 12.4 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game this season for the Lady Highlanders.

Kiley Channell, Jr. (Keystone Heights)

Channell averaged 12.2 points, 7.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game this season for the Indians.

Shakirah Edwards, So. (Rutherford)

Edwards finished the season, averaging 16.7 points and 8.5 rebounds per game this season leading the Lady Rams to a region final appearance.

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Kaylee Goodpaster, 8th Grade (North Bay Haven)

Goodpaster averaged 14.6 points, 8.2 rebounds and 5.3 steals per game this season.