Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010 | 6 a.m.
The week of September 3
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.
Del Sol takes advantage of Pioneers' first-game jitters.
Del Sol 29, Canyon Springs 13
It's just too hard to imagine Del Sol starting a season 0-2.
Del Sol 21, Canyon Springs 12
Liberty makes a statement that they are one of the city's elite.
Liberty 24, Palo Verde 21
Liberty might be the best team in the Southeast this year, but Palo Verde is the best team in the Northwest.
Palo Verde 42, Liberty 20
Inexperience at the quarterback position signals disaster for Coronado.
Eldorado 23, Coronado 13
In the battle of coaching debuts, Lance Cooper narrowly prevails.
Coronado 28, Eldorado 21
Durango speedster Donovan Smith takes advantage of unathletic Basic squad.
Durango 32, Basic 20
DeVonte Boyd is the antithesis of unathletic.
Basic 27, Durango 23
Silverado looks sharp in its season opener.
Silverado 34, Desert Oasis 15
Tough opener for the Skyhawks, but they should be hungry after missing the playoffs two years in a row.
Silverado 28, Desert Oasis 16
Arbor View continues dominance over the Northeast division.
Arbor View 38, Valley 6
Arbor View could be dangerous if its passing game continues to develop. Justin Nehls threw two touchdowns in Aggies' first game.
Arbor View 49, Valley 6
I hate to pick against my Cowboys.
Foothill 50, Chaparral 13
Foothill should win its next four games in blowout fashion.
Foothill 49, Chaparral 0
Tough commute to Utah for the Wildcats.
Snow Canyon 29, Las Vegas 18
The more talented team will win. The Wildcats are the more talented team.
Las Vegas 20, Snow Canyon 6
Western makes it look easy.
Western 29, Sunrise Mountain 7
Sunrise Mountain's introduction to the 4A won't be pretty.
Western 35, Sunrise Mountain 0
Centennial takes advantage of Green Valley's inexperienced defense.
Centennial 44, Green Valley 15
I would love to pick Green Valley, but giving up 62 points last week is beyond disheartening.
Centennial 24, Green Valley 14
Rancho breaks into the win column — barely.
Rancho 23, Sierra Vista 20
Surprisingly this could be one of the week's better games.
Rancho 27, Sierra Vista 21
Boulder City gets back on track with first win of the year.
Boulder City 18, Mohave 6
Eagles soar past Thunderbirds in Battle of the Birds.
Boulder City 21, Mohave 7
The Utah school enjoys its night in Mesquite.
Cedar City 23, Virgin Valley 21
Bulldogs were impressive in last week's win, but this is a tougher test.
Cedar City 30, Virgin Valley 20
Pirates start the season 0-2.
Hurricane 32, Moapa Valley 14
The bus rides home are never fun after a loss.
Hurricane 24, Moapa Valley 7
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