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July 22, 2019

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High School Basketball Picks: State Tournament

The brackets are filled and the trophies are ready to be awarded.

It's state tournament time. The six-team 4A field and 3A Final Four are set to play out over the next five days. The latter starts at Arbor View High on Wednesday, before transitioning Thursday and Friday to the Orleans Arena for the semifinals and finals.

The 3A games will be contested Friday and Saturday afternoons at Orleans Arena.

Follow along with Ray Brewer and Case Keefer as they look to correctly prognosticate all the remaining games.

State Tournament

Brewer's Picks
Last Week:
9-3 (0.750)

Season:
53-15 (.779)

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:
10-2 (.833)

Season:
50-18 (.735)

Day of rest does wonders for Chargers.
Clark 55, Desert Pines 43

Wednesday Feb. 27
Desert Pines
vs.
Clark

Just like in their old 3A days, Clark haunts Desert Pines.
Clark 70, Desert Pines 58

Spanish Springs should feel slighted with Arbor View hosting state tournament.
Arbor View 70, Spanish Springs 59

Wednesday Feb. 27
Spanish Springs (Sparks)
vs.
Arbor View

Who had Arbor View winning a state tournament game at the start of the season? Not many.
Arbor View 65, Spanish Springs 60

We should get an all-Vegas final in the 3A.
Mojave 61, Churchill County 57

Friday March 1
Churchill County
vs.
Mojave

Rattlers didn't come into the playoffs as the favorite, but they now have a real shot at a state title.
Mojave 68, Churchill County 58

New rule: Never bet against your alma mater in the state tournament.
Chaparral 50, Elko 48

Friday March 1
Chapparral
vs.
Elko

Brewer's dream of an all-South title game and Chaparral championship are all dashed in one fell swoop.
Elko 65, Chaparral 62

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