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High School Football Picks: Week 7

Week of October 6

Brewer's Picks
Last Week:
15-3

This Season:
69-26 (.726)

Brewer vs. Keefer

Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer and
Case Keefer attempt to pick
the winning team from prep contests
across the Las Vegas area.

Keefer's Picks
Last Week:
16-2

This Season:
72-23 (.757)

Arbor View is simply too physical up front for Durango..
Arbor View 44, Durango 15

Only question is which running back Arbor View decides to feature.
Arbor View 35, Durango 20

Those Green Valley Gators won’t sneak up on the opposition anymore.
Green Valley 41, Valley 7

The Gators defense is probably the most underrated unit in town.
Green Valley 42, Valley 6

The Bone Game will only be important if Rancho gets competitive. Won't happen this year.
Las Vegas 50, Rancho 13

Watch Out: Wildcats are getting better as the season goes on.
Las Vegas 36, Rancho 8

Canyon Springs starts out strong in defense of its Northeast crown.
Canyon Springs 42, Silverado 19

Pioneers have some defensive playmakers — Tobias Carson and Fabian Leos Baca among that group.
Canyon Springs 28, Silverado 13

Basic’s passing attack, after being held silent last week, returns to its high-scoring ways.
Basic 49, Eldorado 12

Wolves can't disappoint two weeks in a row, can they?
Basic 54, Eldorado 20

Foothill prevails in this high-scoring affair.
Foothill 43, Del Sol 39

Brewer's right: There should be a lot of points in this game.
Foothill 38, Del Sol 30

Liberty won't struggle this year against Coronado.
Liberty 38, Coronado 17

Cougars keep it close against the more-talented Patriots for the second year in a row.
Liberty 30, Coronado 24

Palo Verde shouldn’t be tested again until regular season finale with Arbor View.
Palo Verde 50, Spring Valley 12

Spring Valley's offense will run into problems this week.
Palo Verde 35, Spring Valley 7

After forfeiting previous wins, Shadow Ridge again breaks its double digit losing streak.
Shadow Ridge 32, Sierra Vista 26

Mustangs get their first win of the season again. Makes no sense, I agree.
Shadow Ridge 41, Sierra Vista 32

Does anyone remember the 2006 playoff match-up between these two? Too bad this year won’t be as close.
Gorman 61, Cimarron 12

With or without Nate Starks, Gaels roll over Spartans.
Gorman 63, Cimarron 7

Just like the playoffs the past two years, Centennial will win because of its size and strength up front.
Centennial 29, Desert Oasis 15

Coby Newton runs wild.
Centennial 26, Desert Oasis 18

Upset of the week: Bonanza takes care of Legacy in a surprising result.
Bonanza 43, Legacy 37

Can't see Longhorns losing unless they make more mistakes than a comic-strip klutz.
Legacy 34, Bonanza 21

I have picked against Boulder City every game this year. And lost. Not this week.
Moapa Valley 43, Boulder City 14

An upset isn't out of the question, but I'm not bold enough to pick it.
Moapa Valley 28, Boulder City 15

Clark prevails in a battle of teams searching for their first win.
Clark 23, Western 16

Good to know one of these teams will get their first win.
Clark 30, Western 13

Mojave, just like it did last year, will give Cheyenne fits before coming up short.
Cheyenne 30, Mojave 28

Have to go with an upset every once in a while, even if it's a reach like this one.
Mojave 34, Cheyenne 30

Faith Lutheran’s passing game could be the best in the Division I-A.
Faith Lutheran 40, Pahrump 6

Crusaders are going to pass more than Brewer at the craps table. And find more success, too.
Faith Lutheran 41, Pahrump 13

Desert Pines playing better each week.
Desert Pines 30, Virgin Valley 16

Bulldogs can't stay out of close games. They deserve a few breaks after last week's near-miss against Boulder City.
Virgin Valley 26, Desert Pines 22

The Chaparral Cowboys could be a playoff team this year.
Chaparral 43, Sunrise Mountain 13

Cowboys leave two-game losing streak in the dust.
Chaparral 33, Sunrise Mountain 13

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