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High School Football Picks: Week 10

Not since the early-season nonleague portion of the schedule has a slate of high school football games looked as appetizing as this week’s.

Las Vegas Sun sports editors Ray Brewer and Case Keefer diverge on a number of contests, ranging from Division 1A first-round playoff matchups to heated rivalries on the upper level. The wait to find out who’s right is cut down, as Thursday serves as game night this week.

Find all of the Week 10 picks below.

The week of October 29

Brewer's Picks
Last Week
15-2 (.882)
133-24 (.847)

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
15-2 (.882)
131-26 (.834)

Bulldogs will celebrate Northwest title all weekend.
Centennial 28, Arbor View 25

Arbor View has the edge to pull it out in the fourth quarter.
Arbor View 22, Centennial 16

Gorman always proves a point against Palo Verde.
Bishop Gorman 62, Palo Verde 7

Palo Verde has a chance to eventually emerge as the local school to finally beat Bishop Gorman, but it won’t be this year.
Bishop Gorman 56, Palo Verde 0

Closer than you think.
Desert Pines 16, Cheyenne 6

Hate that this has to be a first-round game.
Desert Pines 34, Cheyenne 13

Nobody wins in Overton during the playoffs.
Moapa Valley 42, Sierra Vista 0

I plan to remind Brewer of that comment next week.
Moapa Valley 31, Sierra Vista 10

My Cowboys won’t be shutout this time.
Chaparral 20, Mojave 15

Khalid Walker has filled in for Elijah Smoot nicely.
Mojave 23, Chaparral 14

If Sunrise’s Chris Sawyers isn’t the coach of the year, they shouldn’t give out the award.
Faith Lutheran 34, Sunrise Mountain 6

No one has challenged the Crusaders, and no one will for the next few weeks.
Faith Lutheran 47, Sunrise Mountain 12

Legacy secures No. 3 playoff seed in Southwest.
Legacy 40, Shadow Ridge 14

Samuel Turner will find the end zone a couple times for the Longhorns.
Legacy 37, Shadow Ridge 7

Winner is a playoff-qualifier, and gets Gorman in quarterfinals as reward.
Bonanza 16, Cimarron-Memorial 13

This could come down to the final minutes.
Cimarron-Memorial 30, Bonanza 28

The Las Vegas running game is too much for Silverado.
Las Vegas 31, Silverado 20

These are two of the better teams both programs have fielded in several years.
Silverado 30, Las Vegas 27

Canyon Springs breaks its losing streak, grabs playoff berth.
Canyon Springs 50, Valley 20

Pioneers break five-game losing streak.
Canyon Springs 42, Valley 6

Foothill can play a full four quarters, it will be dangerous.
Foothill 29, Coronado 22

Close matchup, but trust the Falcons more.
Foothill 28, Coronado 24

After bye week, Green Valley recharged for playoff run.
Green Valley 38, Eldorado 13

Gators’ passing game will be the difference.
Green Valley 38, Eldorado 13

For more coverage, check out our high school football section.

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