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Prep Football: Week 3 Picks

The week of September 11

Brewer's Picks
Last Week:


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:


Better competition doesn't change result for Arbor View.
Arbor View 38, Centennial 21

This could be the year Arbor View breaks through to the playoffs.
Arbor View 34, Centennial 14

Gorman is ranked nationally in the top 25. Clark isn't in the top 25 locally.
Bishop Gorman 54, Clark 0

Clark could hand-pick five other players from any team in Las Vegas and Gorman still would win.
Bishop Gorman 42, Clark 6

I can't be wrong two weeks in a row. Basic traditionally struggles against athletic Northeast teams.
Canyon Springs 25, Basic 22

Basic's record against Northeast teams the past three years: 7-1.
Basic 34, Canyon Springs 20

Diamondbacks open league play with a win.
Desert Oasis 32, Western 6

This one is too easy for Desert Oasis.
Desert Oasis 39, Western 7

Bonanza has too many weaknesses on defense.
Durango 44, Bonanza 20

Upset special, I've picked against Durango every week so why stop now?
Bonanza 33, Durango 27

Silverado opens the season with back-to-back shutouts.
Silverado 32, Eldorado 0

Silverado running back Izaiah Thurmon is about to turn heads.
Silverado 28, Eldorado 17

Foothill continue to post lopsided victories.
Foothill 43, Desert Pines 12

Foothill's only challenge is staying focused the next few weeks.
Foothill 49, Desert Pines 14

Green Valley gets better every week.
Green Valley 22, Rancho 13

Party at the Dairy Queen behind Green Valley High after this one.
Green Valley 36, Rancho 7

Las Vegas emerges victorious at tough Utah event.
Las Vegas 32, Mountain Crest 23

Wildcats come back to win in the fourth quarter of a wild game.
Las Vegas 29, Mountain Crest 28

Legacy opens defense of Northwest Division title with a victory.
Legacy 32, Faith Lutheran 30

Here's to hoping Legacy's offense improved during the team's bye week.
Legacy 28, Faith Lutheran 21

Mustangs prep for league play by beating up my Cowboys.
Shadow Ridge 29, Chaparral 0

Starting 2-0 is quite the achievement for the Mustangs, who won a total of three games the last two years.
Shadow Ridge 31, Chaparral 14

Anyone have a coin? I'll take Sierra Vista in a close game.
Sierra Vista 13, Pahrump Valley 10

Mountain Lions option attack will confuse the Trojans just enough.
Sierra Vista 21, Pahrump Valley 0

Coronado gets first win in Lance Cooper era.
Coronado 26, Sunrise Mountain 13

If I was a miner, I would not want to encounter a cougar.
Coronado 31, Sunrise Mountain 14

Del Sol coach Goroff beats his alma mater again.
Del Sol 39, Valley 6

Del Sol needs to get better every week before fierce Southeast division play begins.
Del Sol 49, Valley 6

Patriots bounce back after rough loss to Palo Verde.
Liberty 34, Spring Valley 13

Liberty is a dark-horse state championship contender.
Liberty 27, Spring Valley 14

Rough first game for Mojave.
Palo Verde 48, Mojave 0

Panthers cornerback Ryan Beaulieu is one of the area's best sophomores.
Palo Verde 56, Mojave 8

Cimarron QB Gerard Martinez is the real deal.
Cimarron 22, Cheyenne 13

Chey-town will be amped for the start of the season.
Cheyenne 28, Cimarron 17

3A Virgin Valley won't lose to a lower-classification team.
Virgin Valley 44, The Meadows 18

Virgin Valley follows a respectable showing against Cedar City with a win this week.
Virgin Valley 22, The Meadows 7

Moapa Valley still can't get into the win column.
Kanab 48, Moapa Valley 20

Pirates will take out all of their frustration from the last two weeks in this game.
Moapa Valley 28, Kanab 13

Boulder City completes sweep of Bullhead City teams.
Boulder City 30, River Valley 23

Boulder City needs to cut down its turnovers.
Boulder City 14, River Valley 13

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