Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009 | 10 a.m.
The week of August 28
Brewer vs. Silver
Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer and
Steve Silver attempt to pick
the winning team from prep contests
across the Las Vegas area.
This is Silver's rookie season, still undefeated
It's tough picking against my Cowboys.
Silverado 36, Chaparral 0
Brewer's alma mater will struggle this season.
Silverado 31, Chaparral 10
It's a struggle, but Basic keeps possession of the Jug.
Basic 19, Boulder City 13
Wolves have a lot of newcomers this season, but the Jug stays at Basic.
Basic 27, Boulder City 16
Palo Verde's defense too much for Spring Valley.
Palo Verde 42, Spring Valley 6
This one is over before it starts.
Palo Verde 35, Spring Valley 0
Desert Pines is one of the valley's top teams.
Desert Pines 26, Cheyenne 12
This could be the game of the week, but Jaguars pull it out.
Desert Pines 28, Cheyenne 17
Centennial setting the table for a breakout season.
Centennial 30, Green Valley 13
Centennial's spread offense is too much for the Gators to handle.
Centennial 42, Green Valley 14
Del Sol can run the ball against anyone in town.
Del Sol 32, Valley 13
Vikings pull off upset of the week.
Valley 28, Del Sol 24
Las Vegas QB Hassaan Henderson shows he's the real deal.
Las Vegas 40, Douglas 18
Las Vegas could take the state title this year.
Las Vegas 42, Douglas 21
Sanchez era starts with a win.
Gorman 26, Dixie 13
Sanchez's predecessor went 26-2 and won a state title. Perfection is the only option for new Gaels' coach
Gorman 31, Dixie 12
Durango could be a sleeper in the Southwest.
Durango 18, Rancho 14
Rancho's new ground attack will surprise many, including Durango.
Rancho 28, Durango 20
Legacy wins in week's biggest blowout.
Legacy 52, Liberty 6
Nice tune-up for the Longhorns.
Legacy 48, Liberty 9
Arbor View is a trendy pick to break through in the Northwest. I'm not sold -- yet..
Arbor View 33, Eldorado 18
I'm not as trendy as Brewer, but the Aggies still win this one.
Arbor View 27, Eldorado 13
Foothill RB Afoa shows he'll be the school's next great tailback.
Foothill 35, Bonanza 16
Bonanza's defense pulls out a tough road opener.
Bonanza 24, Foothill 20
Sunrise Mountain will struggle in first year.
Clark 29, Sunrise Mountain 12
It feels weird picking Clark to win, don't get used to it.
Clark 20, Sunrise Mountain 10
Long trip to Southern Utah for Mountain Lions.
Pine View 40, Sierra Vista 6
Sierra Vista graduated everyone including the water boy. Rebuilding season starts out rough
Pine View 35, Sierra Vista 12
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