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October 20, 2017

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High School Football Picks: Week 4

The week of September 20

Brewer's Picks
Last Week:

39-8 (.830)

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:

35-12 (.745)

Palo Verde’s defense will bend — but not break — against high-scoring GV.
Palo Verde 40, Green Valley 31

Jake Ortale catches every pass thrown his way and tackles every opponent running his way.
Palo Verde 34, Green Valley 30

Gorman experienced with long road trips, gets its revenge against New Jersey school.
Bishop Gorman 39, Bergen Catholic 20

Crusaders top Gaels in Cross-Country Catholic Bowl.
Bergen Catholic 40, Bishop Gorman 31

Arizona schools continue the domination of Nevada.
Hamilton 43, Liberty 16

Patriots torturing themselves with these out of state games.
Hamilton 52, Liberty 21

Mojave won’t have an answer for Legacy’s Casey Hughes.
Legacy 38, Mojave 19

Rattlers will win the rest of their games this season, except this one.
Legacy 37, Mojave 21

Canyon Springs ruins Basic’s home opener.
Canyon Springs 29, Basic 17

Wolves are too talented to fall to 0-3.
Basic 30, Canyon Springs 22

Desert Oasis running back Kalili, who had more than 200 yards on nine carries last week, continues hot start.
Desert Oasis 34, Valley 12

Absolutely embarrassed for picking against the Diamondbacks last week.
Desert Oasis 42, Valley 14

The Mountain Lions get a victory in a battle of winless teams.
Sierra Vista 24, Rancho 0

Anders Benson breaks out for a huge game.
Sierra Vista 45, Rancho 6

Eldorado prevails in a game too close for comfort.
Eldorado 19, Sunrise Mountain 18

Chances for Eldorado to win a game are running out.
Eldorado 22, Sunrise Mountain 20

Arbor View too strong and physical, makes a statement against Coronado.
Arbor View 32, Coronado 3

Cougars keep it close but Aggies prevail late.
Arbor View 27, Coronado 21

Silverado breaks into the win column, gains confidence for league play.
Silverado 34, Durango 19

Skyhawks need some work defensively, but the offense will do enough for the victory here.
Silverado 36, Durango 20

Centennial’s offense has one touchdown in two games. It triples that vs. Shadow Ridge.
Centennial 21, Shadow Ridge 16

Starting to worry about the Bulldogs, especially if they lose here.
Centennial 27, Shadow Ridge 20

This won’t be one of the more interesting games in the longtime rivalry.
Cimarron 42, Cheyenne 13

Spartans have too many playmakers for the Desert Shields to contain.
Cimarron 35, Cheyenne 26

Moapa Valley will be on cruise control the next five weeks.
Moapa Valley 34, Pahrump Valley 0

No hangover from the Pirates off of last week’s big conquest.
Moapa Valley 48, Pahrump Valley 14

Chaparral gives alumni reasons to cheer on homecoming week.
Chaparral 36, Western 6

Alumni such as Brewer, Sun Publisher Donn Jersey and that one dude from The Killers.
Chaparral 34, Western 8

Desert Pines’ skill-position players have been the difference in a 3-0 start.
Desert Pines 35, Bonanza 23

Two weeks from now, Bonanza has a great chance to be 4-0 in coach Kevin Volcic’s first year.
Bonanza 21, Desert Pines 19

Spring Valley rejuvenated after having a bye last week.
Spring Valley 28, Del Sol 7

Grizzlies get their moment.
Spring Valley 34, Del Sol 16

My gut is telling me Clark, but I can’t pick against hot Virgin Valley.
Virgin Valley 30, Clark 22

Virgin Valley will throw all over Clark.
Virgin Valley 41, Clark 20

Keenan Smith has field day against the Boulder City defense.
Faith Lutheran 33, Boulder City 13

Eagles pull off a road victory in one of the better games of the week.
Boulder City 35, Faith Lutheran 34

Rancho Verde looks better on paper, but Las Vegas’ offense can score on anyone. Upset alert.
Las Vegas 42, Rancho Verde 38

This won’t be a fun trip for the Wildcats.
Rancho Verde 41, Las Vegas 20

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