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September 17, 2019

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High School Football Picks: Week 8

Anyone who thought the Sun's pair of high school football prognosticators were in too much harmony the last couple weeks is in luck this week.

Sports editors Ray Brewer and Case Keefer disagree on four games, making week 8 a crucial showdown in the overall picks standings.

Check below for their picks on every game.

The week of October 5

Brewer's Picks
Last Week
13-2 (.866)
86-30 (.741)

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
13-2 (.866)
91-25 (.784)

One of the area's most underrated rivalry games.
Canyon Springs 26, Las Vegas 19

Canyon Springs is a real threat to win the Northeast.
Canyon Springs 35, Las Vegas 21

Faith Lutheran can’t stop Arbor View’s running game.
Arbor View 35, Faith Lutheran 14

Crusaders are getting close, but still not quite on Aggies' level.
Arbor View 27, Faith Lutheran 23

After a few close results, Green Valley wins big.
Green Valley 42, Coronado 3

Gators put this one away early.
Green Valley 30, Coronado 12

Quick, name the area’s only undefeated team?
Foothill 33, Basic 26

Foothill, and it stays that way.
Foothill 31, Basic 28

Don't be surprised when Durango wins a playoff game.
Durango 38, Clark 12

Trailblazers' progress has been fun to watch.
Durango 34, Clark 12

I’ve seen this movie.
Bishop Gorman 50, Desert Oasis 0

Micah Bowens racks up the yards, both passing and rushing.
Bishop Gorman 56, Desert Oasis 6

He’s a freshman! QB Maiava again shines.
Sierra Vista 31, Silverado 16

Watch out, it's all coming together for the Mountain Lions.
Sierra Vista 42, Silverado 21

Closer than you think.
Palo Verde 21, Cimarron-Memorial 19

Don't see it; Palo wins easily.
Palo Verde 27, Cimarron-Memorial 7

Loser won’t make the playoffs.
Centennial 23, Shadow Ridge 18

Mustangs break their second-half-of-the-season curse this year.
Shadow Ridge 21, Centennial 20

Chalk one up for the Miners.
Sunrise Mountain 33, Rancho 0

Rams may keep it close for a while, but Miners' Link Rhodes can't be held down forever.
Sunrise Mountain 34, Rancho 13

The Longhorns are getting healthy.
Legacy 35, Eldorado 13

Brewer is really high on the Longhorns all of a sudden.
Legacy 24, Eldorado 13

I have no grasp on the Sunset League. Anyone’s division.
Valley 13, Democracy Prep 12

Democracy Prep bears down on defense to win a second straight.
Democracy Prep 20, Valley 13

Rule of thumb: Bet against Trojans away from Pahrump.
Del Sol 30, Pahrump Valley 18

That may have been a worthy rule of thumb in past years, but this Pahrump Valley team is a different beast.
Pahrump Valley 31, Del Sol 27

State championship game rematch has same ending.
Desert Pines 40, Mojave 12

Jaguars have too much talent.
Desert Pines 38, Mojave 7

Cheyenne won’t slip up this week.
Cheyenne 40, Western 0

Still can't believe Desert Shields were so uncompetitive last week against the Trojans.
Cheyenne 35, Western 6

Spring Valley wins a close one.
Spring Valley 19, Virgin Valley 15

Virgin Valley wins a close one.
Virgin Valley 20, Spring Valley 16

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

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