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Prep football: Week 1 picks

The week of August 28

Brewer's Picks
Last Season
122-48

Brewer vs. Silver

Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer and
Steve Silver attempt to pick
the winning team from prep contests
across the Las Vegas area.

Silver's Picks
This is Silver's rookie season, still undefeated

It's tough picking against my Cowboys.
Silverado 36, Chaparral 0

Brewer's alma mater will struggle this season.
Silverado 31, Chaparral 10

It's a struggle, but Basic keeps possession of the Jug.
Basic 19, Boulder City 13

Wolves have a lot of newcomers this season, but the Jug stays at Basic.
Basic 27, Boulder City 16

Palo Verde's defense too much for Spring Valley.
Palo Verde 42, Spring Valley 6

This one is over before it starts.
Palo Verde 35, Spring Valley 0

Desert Pines is one of the valley's top teams.
Desert Pines 26, Cheyenne 12

This could be the game of the week, but Jaguars pull it out.
Desert Pines 28, Cheyenne 17

Centennial setting the table for a breakout season.
Centennial 30, Green Valley 13

Centennial's spread offense is too much for the Gators to handle.
Centennial 42, Green Valley 14

Del Sol can run the ball against anyone in town.
Del Sol 32, Valley 13

Vikings pull off upset of the week.
Valley 28, Del Sol 24

Las Vegas QB Hassaan Henderson shows he's the real deal.
Las Vegas 40, Douglas 18

Las Vegas could take the state title this year.
Las Vegas 42, Douglas 21

Sanchez era starts with a win.
Gorman 26, Dixie 13

Sanchez's predecessor went 26-2 and won a state title. Perfection is the only option for new Gaels' coach
Gorman 31, Dixie 12

Durango could be a sleeper in the Southwest.
Durango 18, Rancho 14

Rancho's new ground attack will surprise many, including Durango.
Rancho 28, Durango 20

Legacy wins in week's biggest blowout.
Legacy 52, Liberty 6

Nice tune-up for the Longhorns.
Legacy 48, Liberty 9

Arbor View is a trendy pick to break through in the Northwest. I'm not sold -- yet..
Arbor View 33, Eldorado 18

I'm not as trendy as Brewer, but the Aggies still win this one.
Arbor View 27, Eldorado 13

Foothill RB Afoa shows he'll be the school's next great tailback.
Foothill 35, Bonanza 16

Bonanza's defense pulls out a tough road opener.
Bonanza 24, Foothill 20

Sunrise Mountain will struggle in first year.
Clark 29, Sunrise Mountain 12

It feels weird picking Clark to win, don't get used to it.
Clark 20, Sunrise Mountain 10

Long trip to Southern Utah for Mountain Lions.
Pine View 40, Sierra Vista 6

Sierra Vista graduated everyone including the water boy. Rebuilding season starts out rough
Pine View 35, Sierra Vista 12

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