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High School Hoops Picks: Week One

The week of December 12

Brewer's Picks
Season:
0-0

Last Season:
64-33 (.659)

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
Season:
0-0

Last Season:
71-26 (.731)

This neighborhood rivalry will be too close for comfort for Southeast power Foothill.
Foothill 69, Basic 61

Tuesday Dec. 13
Basic
at
Foothill

With a returning backcourt of Greg Cox and Branon Cresanto, I don’t foresee picking against Falcons much this year.
Foothill 60, Basic 50

Eldorado might be the class of the Northeast Division.
Eldorado 83, Chaparral 69

Tuesday Dec. 13
Eldorado
at
Chaparral

Chaparral’s undefeated start to the season meets its demise Tuesday night.
Eldorado 72, Chaparral 60

My first upset selection of the year.
Las Vegas 62, Canyon Springs 58

Tuesday Dec. 13
Las Vegas High
at
Canyon Springs

Consistency is the only concern for this uber-talented Canyon Springs squad.
Canyon Springs 71, Las Vegas 59

The Northwest Division is Centennial’s to lose.
Centennial 72, Legacy 60

Wednesday Dec. 14
Legacy
at
Centennial

The Allen brothers are only juniors? Uh-oh for anyone who runs into the Bulldogs the next two years.
Centennial 64, Legacy 53

Eldorado will be motivated to win this game.
Eldorado 81, Desert Pines 75

Thursday Dec. 15
Desert Pines
at
Eldorado

I’ll line up on the opposite side of Brewer in this pick’em contest.
Desert Pines 70, Eldorado 68

Silverado is a lot better than most people think.
Silverado 73, Green Valley 64

Thursday Dec. 15
Green Valley
at
Silverado

This is a continuation from last year, when Brewer refused to give Green Valley basketball enough credit.
Green Valley 58, Silverado 52

This is one of city’s most underrated rivalry games in every sport.
Spring Valley 56, Bonanza 50

Friday Dec. 16
Bonanza
at
Spring Valley

Grizzlies are a playoff team this year.
Spring Valley 61, Bonanza 45

Don’t be surprised if Cheyenne is a playoff team.
Cheyenne 71, Cimarron-Memorial 53

Friday Dec. 16
Cheyenne
at
Cimarron-Memorial

Gotta go with an upset sometime, right?
Cimarron 60, Cheyenne 59

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