Player of the Year Lauren Betts headlines 2022 WBCA High School Coaches’ All-America team

ATLANTA (May 10, 2022) – Lauren Betts of Grandview High School in Colorado is the 2022 WBCA High School Player of the Year and headlines the 2022 WBCA High School Coaches’ All-America team, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced today.

The WBCA presents the Player of the Year award annually to the top player in five of the six WBCA membership divisions (NCAA Divisions II, and III, NAIA, two-year college and high school). The Player of the Year and the 10-member Coaches’ All-America team in each division are selected by a committee of WBCA member coaches in that division. The Wade Trophy is presented to the best player in NCAA Division I.

"The WBCA is pleased to name Lauren Betts as the 2022 WBCA High School Player of the Year,” said WBCA Executive Director Danielle Donehew. “She is most deserving of this distinguished honor. The WBCA applauds Lauren for her hard work, dedication and contributions to the game during the 2022-23 season.”

Here are the 2022 WBCA High School Coaches’ All-Americans:




Janiah Barker

Montverde Academy (FL)

Texas A&M

Raegan Beers

Valor Christian High School (CO)

Oregon State

Lauren Betts

Grandview High School (CO)


Isuneh Brady

Cathedral Catholic High School (CA)


Timea Gardiner

Fremont High School (UT)

Oregon State

Chance Gray

Winton Woods High School (OH)


Maya Nnaji

Hopkins High School (MN)


Ayanna Patterson

Homestead High School (IN)


Justine Pissott

Red Bank Catholic High School (NJ)


Kiki Rice

Sidwell Friends School (DC)


 “We congratulate the remaining members of the 2022 WBCA High School Coaches’ All-America team as well,” said Donehew. “These young women have worked to elevate their teams and themselves to an elite level of competition. Through their exceptional talents on the basketball court, they have also lifted the women’s game.”

Here are the student-athletes who received 2022 WBCA High School Coaches’ All-America honorable mention:



KK Bransford

Mount Notre Dame High School (OH)

Paris Clark

Long Island Lutheran High School (NY)

Talaysia Cooper

East Clarendon High School (SC)

Alyssa Crockett

Westfield High School (IN)

Aaliyah Gayles

Spring Valley High School (NV)

Kailyn Gilbert

IMG Academy (FL)

Ashlon Jackson

Hardin Jefferson High School (TX)

Gabriela Jaquez

Adolfo Camarillo High School (CA)

Flau'jae Johnson

Sprayberry High School (GA)

Londynn Jones

Santiago High School (CA)

Ta'Niya Latson

American Heritage School (FL)

Darianna Littlepage-Buggs

Classen High School (OK)

Tonie Morgan

Florida High School (FL)

Indya Nivar

Apex Friendship High School (NC)

Lazaria Spearman

Dacula High School (GA)

Hannah Stines

Orangewood Academy (CA)

Grace VanSlooten

IMG Academy (FL)

Ashlyn Watkins

Cardinal Newman School (SC)

Lani White

Mater Dei High School (CA)

Ruby Whitehorn

Detroit Edison Public Academy (MI)

About the WBCA
For 40 years, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association has been the professional association for coaches of women's and girls' basketball at all levels of competition. Founded in 1981, the WBCA offers educational resources that coaches need to help make themselves better leaders, teachers and mentors to their players; provides opportunities for coaches to connect with peers in the profession; serves as the unifying voice of a diverse community of coaches to the organizations that control the game; and celebrates those coaches, players and other individuals who excel each year and contribute to the advancement of the sport. Visit for more details about the association.

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