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September 20, 2019

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High School Football Picks: Week 2

The week of September 4

Brewer's Picks
Last Week
11-7 (.611)

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
16-2 (.888)

Chap’s played one game; this is Eldorado’s first.
Chaparral 13, Eldorado 12

Michael Davis makes sure the cleat stays at Eldorado.
Eldorado 30, Chaparral 18

Bingham won’t extend game with fake punts this year.
Gorman 41, Bingham 19

Bishop Gorman
Bingham (Utah)

Miners have spent a whole year thinking about avenging last year’s overtime loss.
Bingham 20, Gorman 17

Mililani is ranked in the top 25 for a reason.
Mililani 39, Liberty 22

Mililani (Hawaii)

This will be the Patriots’ last loss for a long time.
Mililani 46, Liberty 14

Arbor View takes out anger from DP loss on Legacy.
Arbor View 23, Legacy 16

Arbor View is much better than it played last week, but Legacy is for real this season.
Legacy 27, Arbor View 21

LV’s Hicks runs wild, but Gators prevail in slugfest.
Green Valley 44, Las Vegas 33

This might be the closest game of the week.
Green Valley 31, Las Vegas 30

Palo Verde’s defense makes statement.
Palo Verde 26, Basic 7

Palo Verde is still very much a force.
Palo Verde 34, Basic 27

Centennial will look like a different team this week.
Centennial 41, Shadow Ridge 13

Bulldogs will be extremely focused, which is bad news for the Mustangs.
Centennial 38, Shadow Ridge 7

I’m not giving up on the Falcons. They keep the Victory Bell.
Foothill 31, Silverado 19

Devon Mueller slings the ball all over the field.
Foothill 34, Silverado 28

Spring Valley is one of the better Division 1A teams.
Spring Valley 19, Durango 15

The Grizzlies will show a lot of improvement in a week.
Spring Valley 21, Durango 13

Congrats, Rancho Rams. The streak is over.
Rancho 39, Valley 19

Robert Howard might be Las Vegas’ most underrated running back.
Rancho 20, Valley 18

Pahrump is tough to beat at home, BUT...
Sunrise Mountain 31, Pahrump Valley 23

Devin Dillon will catch at least one touchdown for the home fans.
Pahrump Valley 27, Sunrise Mountain 13

No hangover for the Jags. Start the running clock.
Desert Pines 54, Mojave 6

Since when is Mojave a walkover?
Desert Pines 42, Mojave 22

Desert Oasis might be the city’s most improved team.
Desert Oasis 25, Sierra Vista 19

Daniel Godfrey powers Sierra Vista to close win.
Sierra Vista 24, Desert Oasis 20

Virgin Valley gets in the win column.
Virgin Valley 37, Western 13

Bulldogs maul Warriors.
Virgin Valley 36, Western 6

Bengals put up a fight, fall short in California game.
Yucca Valley 35, Bonanza 21

Yucca Valley (Calif.)

It’s a good week for teams called the Trojans.
Yucca Valley 40, Bonanza 20

Cheyenne looked good last week, but Canyon’s a step up in competition.
Canyon Springs 23, Cheyenne 12

Jerrod Blackwell keeps Canyon Springs from getting upset.
Canyon Springs 29, Cheyenne 23

Moapa Valley fixes some of its mistakes, rides another strong game from Canyon.
Moapa Valley 27, Hurricane 21

Hurricane (Utah)
Moapa Valley

Nate Cox gets it together for the Pirates.
Moapa Valley 36, Hurricane 21

Faith Lutheran coach Fox won’t go easy on his alma mater.
Faith Lutheran 33, Cimarron 6

Spartans improve in first week under a new coach, but not enough to take down Crusaders.
Faith Lutheran 28, Cimarron 15

Clark’s Milan Dixon needs to be in conversation when discussing the valley’s top players.
Clark 29, Del Sol 6

Clark won by two touchdowns in its opener, but should post an even bigger margin here.
Clark 32, Del Sol 14

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