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August 24, 2019

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High School Football Picks: State championship

A tremendous performance decided each of the state semifinal games last week.

For Bishop Gorman, junior quarterback Micah Bowens erupted for 387 total yards and four touchdowns in a 42-28 win over Liberty. For Bishop Manogue, senior running back Peyton Dixon went off for 332 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-34 win over Arbor View.

Which player can come closest to repeating their performance at noon Saturday in the state championship at Sam Boyd Stadium? That's what Las Vegas Sun sports editors Ray Brewer and Case Keefer are tasked with figuring out in their final pick of the season.

Read below for their selections on the state championship.

The week of December 1

Brewer's Picks
Last Week
1-1 (0.500)
Season:
165-39 (.809)

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
1-1 (0.500)
Season:
165-39 (.809)

No big surprise here. Gorman wins 10th straight state championship.
Bishop Gorman 55, Bishop Manogue 13

Bishop Manogue (Reno)
vs.
Bishop Gorman

Bowens goes off again.
Bishop Gorman 68, Bishop Manogue 14

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