Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015 | 2:15 p.m.
The week of September 11
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.
Why isn’t this game played at the end of the season?
Desert Pines 32, Moapa Valley 25
This game might be played at the end of the season too, and it will be close whenever it’s contested.
Desert Pines 36, Moapa Valley 34
This is Bellvue’s season opener and Gorman’s third game. Makes a difference.
Gorman 41, Bellevue 23
No signs of drop-off anywhere from the Gaels.
Gorman 31, Bellevue 21
Anyone have a coin? Evenly matched game.
Legacy 20, Coronado 18
Tiger Geeslin will be the difference.
Legacy 24, Coronado 20
Arbor View scored 52 points last week; GV gave up 34.
Arbor View 39, Green Valley 20
Speaking of close games, I think this goes down to the final minutes.
Arbor View 28, Green Valley 24
Centennial doesn’t pitch a shutout like last season, but it still wins.
Centennial 38, Palo Verde 10
Containing Jamaal Evans will be a big test for the Panthers’ defense.
Centennial 30, Palo Verde 21
No better place to be on a Friday night in the fall than Basic’s Don Taylor Stadium.
Basic 26, Desert Oasis 15
If Wolves underestimate the Diamondbacks, this could be the upset of the week.
Basic 28, Desert Oasis 26
Bonanza’s Deshawn Williams is the best player in Las Vegas you haven’t heard of.
Bonanza 33, Valley 12
Been a while since the Bengals were on a two-game win streak.
Bonanza 34, Valley 20
Silverado gets back on track after bad showing at Foothill.
Silverado 30, Eldorado 6
Devion Clayton is bound for a big game.
Silverado 42, Eldorado 16
Rancho has a new streak — a winning streak, that is.
Rancho 18, Boulder City 12
The Eagles defend their home turf.
Boulder City 23, Rancho 15
I wouldn’t be surprised if Faith Lutheran goes undefeated in league games.
Faith Lutheran 33, Clark 17
Remember last year’s upset? So do the Crusaders.
Faith Lutheran 34, Clark 18
Chaparral has confidence after winning rivalry game against Eldorado.
Chaparral 29, Sunrise Mountain 25
Want to go with the upset, but can’t get last year’s 45-0 slaughter out of my head.
Chaparral 45, Sunrise Mountain 35
The low scoring game favors Virgin Valley.
Virgin Valley 13, Del Sol 12
Taariq Flowers puts Dragons on his back.
Del Sol 27, Virgin Valley 21
Cheyenne’s rushing game dominates from start to finish.
Cheyenne 19, Spring Valley 14
Could be another defensive struggle.
Cheyenne 18, Spring Valley 15
Sierra Vista, after a pair of tough defeats, enjoys first victory.
Sierra Vista 43, Western 0
Western’s first win in five years won’t come here.
Sierra Vista 42, Western 7
I’ll break against one of my golden rules by picking the road team at Pahrump Valley.
Mojave 23, Pahrump Valley 21
Don’t think it will be that close; Rattlers are for real.
Mojave 36, Pahrump Valley 13
Las Vegas shores up some defensive problems from last week.
Las Vegas 33, Shadow Ridge 10
Don’t be surprised if this is a tight game in the fourth quarter.
Las Vegas 33, Shadow Ridge 21
Speaking of rules: Always pick Cali team over one from Las Vegas.
Mar Vista 28, Durango 15
Mar Vista (Calif.)
That rule didn’t work last week, but I’ll follow it anyway.
Mar Vista 34, Durango 20
Despite being a work in progress on offense, C-Springs is 2-0.
Canyon Springs 12, Cimarro-Memorial 7
Pioneers will make a huge improvement in second week.
Canyon Springs 27, Cimarron 7
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