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High School Hoops Picks: Week 4

The week of January 11

Brewer's Picks
Last Week:
6-4

Season:
21-9

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:
9-1

Season:
23-7

Valley will keep it closer than you would expect.
Canyon Springs 85, Valley 77

Tues., Jan. 11
Valley
at
Canyon Springs

Pioneers survive in a great matchup between the division's two best teams.
Canyon Springs 77, Valley 67

If the Chaparral basketball team can win, the Cowboys' football team should be able to as well.
Chaparral 69, Rancho 56

Tues., Jan. 11
Chaparral
at
Rancho

I think Brewer wanted us to pick this game just so I would be forced to side with his alma mater.
Chaparral 70, Rancho 49

Chalk one up for the Falcons.
Foothill 59, Liberty 53

Tues., Jan. 11
Foothill
at
Liberty

Like Basic in football, Brewer simply refuses to ever pick Liberty to win a basketball game.
Liberty 62, Foothill 59

Upset Special of the week.
Cheyenne 80, Centennial 76

Wed., Jan. 12
Centennial
at
Cheyenne

Two words: No way.
Centennial 73, Cheyenne 56

The schedule makers didn't do any favors for Valley this week. The Vikes salvage a win.
Valley 72, Eldorado 63

Thurs., Jan. 13
Valley
at
Eldorado

Tempted to pick an upset here, but a healthy Khristian Kirkwood will be the difference.
Valley 67, Eldorado 63

Las Vegas needs to start living up to its potential.
Las Vegas 63, Rancho 49

Thurs., Jan. 13
Rancho
at
Las Vegas

Why are we picking two Rancho games? Rams have lost nine straight.
Las Vegas 70, Rancho 50

Durango's Greg Gentry will be the best player on the court. He leads them to a surprise victory.
Durango 70, Western 69

Fri., Jan. 14
Durango
at
Western

Western is much better than Durango.
Western 69, Durango 60

Desert Oasis has been a pleasant surprise all year.
Desert Oasis 71, Spring Valley 57

Fri., Jan. 14
Spring Valley
at
Desert Oasis

Have to pick an upset every once in a while, right? Grizzlies prevail.
Spring Valley 61, Desert Oasis 60

Centennial is the team to beat in the Northwest.
Centennial 69, Palo Verde 54

Fri., Jan. 13
Palo Verde
at
Centennial

Centennial has demolished every in-state team it's played this year.
Centennial 64, Palo Verde 48

Cimarron grabs crucial Northwest Division victory.
Cimarron 60, Faith Lutheran 57

The Spartans had won six straight before last week's slip-up against Centennial.
Cimarron 64, Faith Lutheran 58

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