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High School Football Picks: Week 9

Las Vegas Sun sports editors Ray Brewer and Case Keefer might have made their worst pick of the year last week.

They both chose Shadow Ridge to defeat Faith Lutheran, and were proven incredibly wrong. The Crusaders crushed the Mustangs 43-8 in a key Northwest division meeting.

Is more embarrassment in store for Brewer and Keefer in week 9?

Check below to find their picks on every local high school football game.

The week of October 20

Brewer's Picks
Last Week
13-3 (.812)
99-26 (.792)

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
14-2 (.875)
95-30 (.760)

Closer than you think.
Green Valley 29, Coronado 22

Green Valley will have no problems.
Green Valley 42, Coronado 18

Liberty making quick work of every league opponent.
Liberty 52, Silverado 0

Patriots’ defense is as scary as their offense.
Liberty 56, Silverado 6

Battle for Boulder Highway turns into a defensive affair, and Foothill has better D.
Foothill 19, Basic 17

I’ll take the way over on Brewer’s prediction.
Foothill 34, Basic 31

I so badly want this to be a competitive rivalry.
Las Vegas 50, Rancho 0

That’s going to take a few more years — at least.
Las Vegas 63, Rancho 7

Canyon Springs the class of the Northeast League.
Canyon Springs 51, Eldorado 16

Pioneers are unstoppable right now.
Canyon Springs 45, Eldorado 14

Legacy has hangover from tough game last week, pulls away late.
Legacy 35, Cimarron-Memorial 19

Aubrey Washington won’t be stopped.
Legacy 38, Cimarron-Memorial 16

Faith Lutheran, even with injuries, on a roll in league games.
Faith Lutheran 44, Centennial 19

Closer than you think.
Faith Lutheran 35, Centennial 27

The question isn’t who will win, but will Trailblazers break Gaels’ shutout streak?
Gorman 55, Durango 0

The answer is no.
Gorman 49, Durango 0

Anyone have a coin?
Bonanza 30, Clark 27

I’ve been more impressed by Clark so far this season.
Clark 28, Bonanza 21

Spring Valley on verge of securing spot in the postseason.
Spring Valley 33, Desert Oasis 12

Grizzlies have kept getting better.
Spring Valley 34, Desert Oasis 14

I’ll take the team with the best player on the field.
Mojave 33, Cheyenne 14

Rattlers have been a revelation this year; Desert Shields have not.
Mojave 41, Cheyenne 20

Make it three straight for the Valley Vikings.
Valley 25, Boulder City 19

Vikings have a few more playmakers.
Valley 34, Boulder City 28

Cowboys grab big-time home win, create three-way tie atop 3A Sunrise.
Palo Verde 26, Shadow Ridge 24

Panthers push past Mustangs to keep playoff hopes alive.
Palo Verde 24, Shadow Ridge 21

Palo Verde shuts down Shadow’s run game, grabs big league win.
Chaparral 20, Virgin Valley 19

Bulldogs have become the team we all expected at the beginning of the year.
Virgin Valley 34, Chaparral 22

Pahrump grabs another home win.
Pahrump Valley 30, Western 7

I wouldn’t be as far behind in the picks if I wouldn’t have stupidly gone against Pahrump at home a couple times.
Pahrump Valley 28, Western 13

I still think Moapa will make a deep playoff run.
Moapa Valley 26, Del Sol 18

Dragons are turning the corner, but unfortunately running right into angry Pirates.
Moapa Valley 36, Del Sol 20

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