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High School Basketball Picks: Week 2

Plaudits are in order for Del Sol and Foothill High.

The Falcons and the Dragons proved both Ray Brewer and Case Keefer wrong in this season’s first set of high school basketball picks. Del Sol knocked off Chaparral 66-63, while Foothill upset Canyon Springs 86-84 to start the season.

Brewer and Keefer agreed on all but one game to start the year, but found more dissent in the second week.

Check below to find their picks on this week’s biggest high school basketball games.

Week 2

Brewer's Picks
Last Week:
8-3 (.727)

Last Season:
56-19 (.747)

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
9-2 (.818)

Last Season:
52-23 (.693)

Upset Special: Mustangs win neighborhood rivalry game.
Shadow Ridge 71, Arbor View 68

Tuesday Dec. 11
Arbor View
Shadow Ridge

Arbor View's two losses this season have come by a total of six points.
Arbor View 64, Shadow Ridge 59

All games in the Northwest League have the potential to be close.
Centennial 80, Cimarron-Memorial 74

Tuesday Dec. 11

Bulldogs are no joke this year.
Centennial 71, Cimarron 60

Clark’s defense holds Mountain Lions to less than 50 points.
Clark 70, Sierra Vista 48

Wednesday Dec. 12
Sierra Vista

No team has been more impressive than the Chargers so far.
Clark 79, Sierra Vista 52

This used to be the most entertaining game of the season.
Gorman 80, Durango 56

Wednesday Dec. 12
Bishop Gorman

Brewer says that every year, doesn't change the outcome.
Bishop Gorman 76, Durango 39

Las Vegas’ team of underclassmen grabs significant road win.
Las Vegas 76, Cheyenne 74

Wednesday Dec. 12
Las Vegas

Desert Shields grind one out.
Cheyenne 49, Las Vegas 48

Closer than you think.
Canyon Springs 77, Legacy 71

Wednesday Dec. 12
Canyon Springs

Don't let me down again, Pioneers.
Canyon Springs 68, Legacy 60

Donavan Jackson has been unstoppable for the Crusaders.
Faith Lutheran 67, Palo Verde 58

Thursday Dec. 13
Palo Verde
Faith Lutheran

...and so has D.J. Heckard.
Faith Lutheran 70, Palo Verde 61

Anthony Hunter takes over, leads Blazers to win.
Durango 70, Sierra Vista 66

Thursday Dec. 13
Sierra Vista

Blazers might be the better team by the end of the year, but they're so young that it's tough to take them in a close game.
Sierra Vista 64, Durango 62

Favor Chukwukelu goes off for Aggies.
Arbor View 80, Desert Oasis 70

Friday Dec. 14
Arbor View
Desert Oasis

Won't be easy, but Aggies will come through.
Arbor View 65, Desert Oasis 62

Big-time road win for the Rattlers.
Mojave 52, Basic 49

Friday Dec. 14

Rough start to the year continues for the Wolves.
Mojave 62, Basic 50

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