I am trying to find information regarding using tabs when combined with a bottom nav bar. The benefit of the bottom nav bar is that it allows the user to quickly switch between different sections of an app and is within each thumb reach, so the app can be navigated one handed. The problem is that a) we still read top to bottom and b) some sceens that are accessed via the bottom nav require tabs to separate the content. What this ends up meaning is that the user still has to stretch, or reposition their hands to be able to reach items at the top of the screen (either the first item in a list, or to change the tabs).
I was wondering what people's thoughts are on this? Logically and best on OS guidelines I know that tabs at the top make the most sense, but functionally tabs at the bottom are more usable. Are we at the point where tabs themselves are a bad practice? Google still uses them in the Play Store when combined with bottom nav, so somebody is still fighting for them. I've attached an image of the two options that I have. For some context, the list of content in the list would be very long if I removed the tabs.