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November 16, 2018

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High School Football Picks: Week 5

Two of Las Vegas' best rivalries in different parts of town; two of the best 3A teams squaring off; a couple other games with unarguable star power.

For perhaps the first time this season, the brightest spotlight is on local teams playing each other in week 5 of high school football. How do Las Vegas Sun editors Ray Brewer and Case Keefer see it playing out?

Read below to find their picks for every game.

 

The week of September 14

Brewer's Picks
Last Week
11-6 (.647)
Season:
43-26 (.623)

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
9-8 (.529)
Season:
49-20 (.710)

How' bout them Cowboys?
Chaparral 40, Eldorado 32

Cleat stays put.
Chaparral 31, Eldorado 20

After losing Friday, BG will close season on an 11-game winning streak.
De La Salle 38, Gorman 19

Bishop Gorman
at
De La Salle (Calif.)

Gaels have improved, but not enough to beat Spartans.
De La Salle 34, Gorman 13

Another tough draw for Crusaders, who will be battle-tested for league play.
JSerra 35, Faith Lutheran 18

Faith Lutheran
at
JSerra Catholic (Calif.)

Shout out to Faith Lutheran for taking on all comers in its early season schedule.
JSerra 42, Faith Lutheran 21

Anyone have a coin?
Foothill 28, Canyon Springs 26

Two tough defenses square off.
Foothill 17, Canyon Springs 6

Long line of red at Cane's after this one.
Arbor View 31, Centennial 8

Expect it to be close early before Arbor View pulls away late.
Arbor View 45, Centennial 20

Over-under on combined pass attempts — 7.5.
Shadow Ridge 38, Cimarron 32

Can't wait for some fast-paced, hard-hitting action here.
Shadow Ridge 27, Cimarron-Memorial 21

Roll Palo, roll.
Palo Verde 25, Bonanza 6

Bengals put a scare into the Panthers.
Palo Verde 21, Bonanza 17

Legacy having a hard time scoring.
Green Valley 33, Legacy

Legacy will get it together eventually, but it will be tough to figure it out against Green Valley.
Green Valley 26, Legacy 16

At 3-1, Eagles could make noise in 3A.
Boulder City 50, Western 0

Keep proppin' 'em up; Boulder City will keep knockin' 'em down.
Boulder City 36, Western 7

Could this be a state championship preview?
Moapa Valley 20, Cheyenne 19

Yes, it certainly could be.
Moapa Valley 28, Cheyenne 15

Bulldogs believe they should be in the state talk conversation .
Virgin Valley 32, Democracy 6

Virgin Valley will win the battle up front.
Virgin Valley 34, Democracy Prep 14

Letdown spot for the Jags.
Sierra Vista 23, Desert Pines 18

A true pick'em game.
Sierra Vista 31, Desert Pines 30

Dragons put on a televised show.
Del Sol 51, Rancho 6

Dragons are back in a big way.
Del Sol 48, Rancho 16

Trailblazers, after some close results, finally get into the win column.
Durango 22, Las Vegas 18

Could go either way in a battle between strong defenses.
Las Vegas 20, Durango 16

Valley readies for league play with a win.
Valley 30, Sunrise Mountain 18

Sunrise Mountain are improving, but Valley is still a little stronger.
Valley 28, Sunrise Mountain 15

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