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August 22, 2019

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High School Football Picks: Week 9

Playoff positions hang in the balance of a number of high school football games in Week 9.

It’s the final week of the regular season for the Division 1A, with upper-level teams down to the final two or three games depending on the region. Did the higher stakes yield in Las Vegas Sun sports editors clashing more than last week?

Find all of the picks below.

The week of October 23

Brewer's Picks
Last Week
15-1 (.938)
118-22 (.842)

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
15-1 (.938)
116-24 (.829)

No way Gorman stumbles so close to the finish line.
Bishop Gorman 37, Don Bosco 25

Don Bosco (New Jersey)
Bishop Gorman

Jersey’s got nothin’ for Haskell Garrett.
Bishop Gorman 27, Don Bosco 13

I’ve been telling you all season: Foothill is for real.
Foothill 32, Basic 26

Foothill receivers Devin Smith and Brandon Hargis will make the difference in a tight game.
Foothill 36, Basic 34

Tiger Geeslin goes off, again.
Legacy 23, Palo Verde 17

Panthers’ defense is up to the task.
Palo Verde 26, Legacy 20

Centennial takes care of its business, awaits Arbor View.
Centennial 32, Desert Oasis 16

Kayvon Miller and Savon Scarver explode.
Centennial 45, Desert Oasis 13

Arbor View scores exactly 45 points for a third straight game.
Arbor View 45, Cimarron-Memorial

Give me the over.
Arbor View 56, Cimarron-Memorial 8

Shout-out to my Cowboys for playing for the Division I-A Sunrise title.
Moapa Valley 42, Chaparral 13

Anticlimactic for a game determining a league champion.
Moapa Valley 48, Chaparral 21

One team will go from winless to playoff qualifier. Only in NV.
Shadow Ridge 31, Durango 25

Leontre Austin can do it all for the Trailblazers.
Durango 35, Shadow Ridge 34

Liberty won’t be challenged this week.
Liberty 46, Silverado 8

Rivalry game will be closer than you think until late.
Liberty 42, Silverado 20

Las Vegas Wildcats win another.
Las Vegas 50, Valley 0

Zach Loveland is one of the best players in town we never talk about.
Las Vegas 60, Valley 0

Winners get the No. 3 seed in the playoffs, date with Cheyenne.
Desert Pines 54, Sunrise Mountain 12

Jaguars are the best No. 3 seed ever.
Desert Pines 55, Sunrise Mountain 7

Coronado gets back on track.
Coronado 33, Eldorado 19

Coronado has to be better than it’s showed last two weeks, right?
Coronado 35, Eldorado 21

Faith Lutheran, win or lose, is the No. 1 seed in the playoffs.
Faith Lutheran 34, Spring Valley 7

Lose? It seems like Faith Lutheran never loses.
Faith Lutheran 49, Spring Valley 20

Virgin Valley grabs homecoming victory in season finale for both schools.
Virgin Valley 30, Boulder City 18

Homecoming in the last week of the season? That doesn’t make sense to me.
Virgin Valley 24, Boulder City 21

Rancho finishes season with a victory, excitement for offseason.
Rancho 23, Del Sol 13

Great year for the Rams.
Rancho 21, Del Sol 14

Sierra Vista closes on two-game winning streak.
Sierra Vista 20, Pahrump Valley 13

Mountain Lions peaking just a little too late.
Sierra Vista 30, Pahrump Valley 21

Rattlers locked into No. 3 playoff seed; in great shape.
Mojave 40, Western 12

Mojave deserves turn of good fortune after bad luck in missing playoffs last season.
Mojave 56, Western 0

Cheyenne have given up six points in past four games, including three shutouts.
Cheyenne 39, Clark 0

Desert Shields have also averaged 49 points in those games, crossing over 50 in three of them. What a force
Cheyenne 49, Clark 10

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