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December 14, 2018

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High School Basketball Picks: Entry 5

For the first time this season, last week’s high school basketball slate undoubtedly got the best of both Ray Brewer and Case Keefer.

Each of the Sun’s prognosticators could only muster a .500 record picking a handful of the biggest games of the week. Will they be stymied again in the penultimate week of the regular season?

Read below for this week’s picks.

Week 5

Brewer's Picks
Last Week:
5-5 (0.500)

Season:
27-11 (.711)

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:
5-5 (.500)

Season:
25-13 (.658)

Gorman won't lose the rest of the season.
Gorman 73, Clark 64

Tuesday Jan. 30
Bishop Gorman
at
Clark

Don't jump to conclusions based off of one game.
Clark 66, Gorman 62

Always a fun evening when these teams play.
Las Vegas 80, Valley 61

Tuesday Jan. 30
Valley
at
Las Vegas

Vegas is flying; Valley is falling.
Las Vegas 70, Valley 54

Closer than you think.
Liberty 71, Green Valley 63

Wednesday Jan. 31
Liberty
at
Green Valley

Julian Strawther might be the Player of the Year.
Liberty 65, Green Valley 54

Speaking of great rivalry games.
Centennial 73, Palo Verde 62

Wednesday Jan. 31
Centennial
at
Palo Verde

Wouldn't be surprised if this one was close, either.
Centennial 65, Palo Verde 63

The Southeast League is still wide open.
Foothill 65, Silverado 60

Wednesday Jan. 31
Silverado
at
Foothill

Falcons beat the Skyhawks by nearly 40 points in their first meeting.
Foothill 62, Silverado 49

Faith Lutheran appears to be peaking at the right time.
Faith Lutheran 80, Cimarron 70

Can't figure out the Crusaders.
Faith Lutheran 63, Cimarron 58

Rowdy Durango home crowd impacts game, not result.
Gorman 77, Durango 71

Friday Feb. 2
Bishop Gorman
at
Durango

Gorman has been too consistent on a nightly basis to pick against.
Gorman 70, Durango 55

Step up in competition not too friendly to my Cowboys.
Canyon Springs 85, Chaparral 69

Friday Feb. 2
Chaparral
at
Canyon Springs

Hey look, the Pioneers are threatening to win the Sunrise region in yet another year.
Canyon Springs 68, Chaparral 59

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

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