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High School Football Picks: Week 5

Week of September 21

Brewer's Picks
Last Week:

This Season:
45-14 (.762)

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:

This Season:
41-18 (.694)

Cimarron’s rushing game too much for Las Vegas to contain.
Cimarron 33, Las Vegas 20

This is a toss-up, but the Wildcats showed significant progress from week one to week two.
Las Vegas 28, Cimarron 23

Palo Verde is defeated again, falling to 1-4 overall. Yes, Palo Verde is 1-4.
Canyon Springs 29, Palo Verde 22

Canyon Springs has the best player, D.J. Pumphrey, but Palo Verde has the better team.
Palo Verde 30, Canyon Springs 21

Silverado makes it two victories in a row.
Silverado 36, Eldorado 12

Skyhawks will control Sundevils up front en route to a blowout victory.
Silverado 48, Eldorado 16

Liberty will have no trouble this week.
Liberty 51, Rancho 0

Jay Mitchell is one of the most exciting players in the valley.
Liberty 52, Rancho 6

Basic’s dynamic offense might be the best in the Southeast.
Basic 47, Bonanza 17

Could be closer than everyone thinks, but the Wolves won't trip up here.
Basic 42, Bonanza 28

Three cheers for Coronado, the most improved team in Southern Nevada.
Coronado 36, Green Valley 20

Name three teams in town with a better defense than the Cougars. You can't.
Coronado 40, Green Valley 20

Centennial's running game is better than Arbor View's.
Centennial 28, Arbor View 16

Game of the Week for a reason, this one is going to be memorable.
Arbor View 21, Centennial 17

Durango coach Gerber grabs win against alma mater.
Durango 39, Valley 12

Marcus Williams is worthy of every bit of praise thrown his way.
Durango 45, Valley 14

Del Sol breaks into the win column.
Del Sol 34, Sierra Vista 28

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Del Sol 27, Sierra Vista 21

Legacy gets first on-field win of the season.
Legacy 33, Spring Valley 15

Sandwiched between games against Arbor View and Bishop Gorman, this one is a must-win for the Longhorns.
Legacy 35, Spring Valley 14

Desert Oasis’ rushing attack takes care of Foothill.
Desert Oasis 38, Foothill 19

Falcons better work on their tackling, because it takes a lot of effort to bring Kurtis Brooks down.
Desert Oasis 22, Foothill 21

Faith Lutheran takes advantages of Mojave errors.
Faith Lutheran 39, Mojave 23

Intriguing game between two teams that are talented, but inconsistent.
Faith Lutheran 34, Mojave 27

Clark picks a good time to get its first win — the league opener.
Clark 13, Pahrump 9

Here's the upset of the week. Trojans find a way to win late in the game
Pahrump 33, Clark 29

Cheyenne realizes it's happy to get out of the old Northwest.
Cheyenne 56, Western 18

Desert Shields won't have another close game until the playoffs.
Cheyenne 54, Western 12

Desert Pines flexes its muscles in league opener. The Jags make a statement.
Desert Pines 30, Boulder City 19

Boulder City plays great defense and blocks well. That's a recipe for success against Desert Pines.
Boulder City 27, Desert Pines 21

I thought the new league was going to prevent blowouts.
Moapa Valley 59, Sunrise Mountain 0

Pirates will score as many points as they please.
Moapa Valley 67, Sunrise Mountain 14

My Cowboys are 3-1. I’m scheduling a parade.
Chaparral 35, Virgin Valley 19

Bulldogs spread offense will help them squeeze by the Cowboys.
Virgin Valley 31, Chaparral 27

Gorman makes a statement in its last national game. Plus, Servite isn’t as good as past seasons.
Gorman 46, Servite 21

Gaels have issues to shore up on defense, but they should be able to score enough points.
Gorman 38, Servite 28

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