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High School Basketball Picks: Entry 1

The week of December 14

Brewer's Picks
Season:
0-0

Last Season:
40-33 (.548)

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:
46-27 (.630)

Eldorado might be the last team standing in the Southeast.
Eldorado 70, Palo Verde 63

Wednesday Dec. 12
Eldorado
at
Palo Verde

Rested Palo Verde gets season on track with win over Eldorado, a team playing elite competition two nights in a row.
Palo Verde 66, Eldorado 62

Foothill gets revenge in rematch of Sunrise title game.
Foothill 78, Green Valley 63

Wednesday Dec. 12
Foothill
at
Green Valley

Brannon Cresanto outdoes Tyler Roberts on this night — barely.
Foothill 64, Green Valley 62

Palo Verde has its hands full on consecutive nights.
Canyon Springs 72, Palo Verde 60

Thursday Dec. 13
Palo Verde
at
Canyon Springs

Both of these teams will improve drastically by the end of the season.
Canyon Springs 71, Palo Verde 68

With Major and Leeks on the inside, Las Vegas is tough to beat.
Las Vegas 63, Foothill 57

Thursday Dec. 13
Foothill
at
Las Vegas

Foothill's Tyler Morris can more than hold his own in the paint, thank you.
Foothill 59, Las Vegas 53

Liberty's Jeremy Lontayao will be the best player on the court.
Liberty 61, Silverado 53

Friday Dec. 14
Liberty
at
Silverado

Both teams are rebuilding, but the Patriots are a little further along.
Liberty 58, Silverado 50

Justin Burks averages about 15 points per game for Arbor View, but that's not enough against the Allen twins.
Centennial 79, Arbor View 62

Friday Dec. 14
Arbor View
at
Centennial

Aggies red-hot start to the season hits its peak.
Arbor View 67, Centennial 65

With former Rebel Wink Adams as an assistant, the Rattlers are on the right track.
Mojave 59, Durango 55

Friday Dec. 14
Durango
at
Mojave

Tyler Watts will win this game for the Trailblazers.
Durango 65, Mojave 52

Sierra Vista grabs a victory against winless Western.
Sierra Vista 68, Western 50

Friday Dec. 14
Western
at
Sierra Vista

These were two of the best teams in the city two years ago. Not anymore.
Sierra Vista 64, Western 54

Anyone have a coin? The teams appear equally-matched.
Desert Oasis 54, Spring Valley 52

Friday Dec. 14
Desert Oasis
at
Spring Valley

Diamondbacks have two star sophomores, guard Kodi Lesie and center Noah Jefferson, who will blossom over the next two years.
Desert Oasis 62, Spring Valley 54

If Clark's basketball team can become this good overnight, why can't other schools?
Clark 83, Green Valley 64

Friday Dec. 14
Green Valley
at
Clark

Gators are underrated, but Chargers are downright awesome.
Clark 84, Green Valley 74

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