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High School Basketball Picks: Week 3

Midterms have cut into the high school basketball schedule this week, but there are more than enough games to pick.

None are bigger than a midweek tilt between Coronado and Foothill for the Southeast division lead.

Check below for picks from Las Vegas Sun sports editors Ray Brewer and Case Keefer.

Week 3

Brewer's Picks
Season:
12-6 (.666)

Last Week:
7-2 (.777)

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
Season:
18-0 (1.000)

Last Week:
9-0 (1.000)

Las Vegas wins at the buzzer.
Las Vegas 70, Rancho 67

Tuesday Jan. 10
Rancho
at
Las Vegas

Rancho has improved tremendously. I don’t know if it’s improved enough to take down Las Vegas.
Las Vegas 67, Rancho 62

C-Springs still the team to beat in the Northeast.
Canyon Springs 77, Valley 50

Tuesday Jan. 10
Valley
at
Canyon Springs

Kevin Legardy is too much for Vikings.
Canyon Springs 69, Valley 51

Closer than you think.
Durango 65, Spring Valley 61

Tuesday Jan. 10
Spring Valley
at
Durango

Trailblazers start to get it together.
Durango 66, Spring Valley 49

A must-win for both in the race for the postseason.
Liberty 61, Silverado 56

Wednesday Jan. 11
Silverado
at
Liberty

No one is going to want to play the Patriots by the end of the year.
Liberty 64, Silverado 55

GV defends its home court.
Green Valley 75, Basic 67

Wednesday Jan. 11
Basic
at
Green Valley

Green Valley gets revenge for football.
Green Valley 67, Basic 55

Coronado continues to be kings of the Southeast.
Coronado 81, Foothill 71

Wednesday Jan. 11
Coronado
at
Foothill

Will Weems will wreck Falcons.
Coronado 73, Foothill 62

Crusaders adjusting well to new classification.
Faith Lutheran 69, Legacy 60

Wednesday Jan. 11
Legacy
at
Faith Lutheran

Nic Maccioni is a machine.
Faith Lutheran 71, Legacy 64

Can’t believe I’m picking 3-win Valley for a second straight week.
Valley 54, Eldorado 49

Thursday Jan. 12
Eldorado
at
Valley

I can’t believe I’m picking a 1-win Eldorado.
Eldorado 67, Valley 64

Clark’s player depth too much for the Wildcats.
Clark 80, Las Vegas 66

Thursday Jan. 12
Clark
at
Las Vegas

Clark pulls away late in a great game.
Clark 64, Las Vegas 61

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

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