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High School Hoops Picks: Week 8

The week of February 8

Brewer's Picks
Last Week:
4-6

Season:
44-26

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:
8-2

Season:
51-19

Foothill makes quick work of Silverado in what used to be one of the league’s top games.
Foothill 67, Silverado 51

Tues., Feb. 8
Foothill
at
Silverado

Foothill is picking a perfect time to heat up.
Foothill 66, Silverado 62

The No. 2 seed in the Northeast goes to Valley.
Valley 78, Eldorado 75

Tues., Feb. 8
Eldorado
at
Valley

Valley is going to be a tough out in the playoffs.
Valley 64, Eldorado 59

Palo Verde clinches Northwest Division title with another close win against Centennial.
Palo Verde 70, Centennial 66

Wed., Feb. 9
Centennial
at
Palo Verde

Centennial takes this one to delay the inevitable meeting with Bishop Gorman in the playoffs.
Centennial 65, Palo Verde 60

Western grabs huge win in race for the playoffs.
Western 67, Durango 60

Wed., Feb. 9
Western
at
Durango

Warriors prevail in what could be the best game of the week.
Western 74, Durango 72

Spring Valley controls its own playoff destiny.
Spring Valley 63, Desert Oasis 58

Wed., Feb. 9
Desert Oasis
at
Spring Valley

Spring Valley freshman guard Sean Clancey is a star in the making.
Spring Valley 66, Desert Oasis 58

Foothill earns the season sweep against neighborhood rivals.
Foothill 80, Basic 61

Thurs. Feb 10
Basic
at
Foothill

Watch out for a Basic team hungry to make the playoffs, but its push ultimately falls short.
Foothill 62, Basic 59

A win will likely give the Hawks a playoff spot.
Silverado 67, Liberty 65

Thurs., Feb. 10
Silverado
at
Liberty

For variety’s sake, I’ll take Liberty. Don’t quit on me Patriots.
Liberty 52, Silverado 51

My Cowboys need a win to reach the playoffs. Oh, how those Sundevils continue to haunt us.
Eldorado 80, Chaparral 69

Fri., Feb. 11
Eldorado
at
Chaparral

The Cowboy Corral will be rocking, but that’s not quite enough.
Eldorado 70, Chaparral 60

Las Vegas controls its own destiny — beat Canyon Springs and reach the playoffs.
Canyon Springs 88, Las Vegas 69

Fri., Feb. 11
Las Vegas
at
Canyon Springs

A spirited effort from the Wildcats falls short.
Canyon Springs 79, Las Vegas 72

Sierra Vista is clicking on all cylinders in time for the playoffs.
Sierra Vista 80, Durango 68

Fri., Feb. 11
Sierra Vista
at
Durango

An upset isn’t out of the question because this game is likely a must-win for Durango and meaningless for Sierra Vista.
Sierra Vista 80, Durango 76

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