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High School Hoops Picks: Week Two

The week of January 4

Brewer's Picks
Last Week:
6-2

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
Last Week:
6-2

Last Season:
71-26 (.731)

Canyon Springs isn't playing like a team with several first-year varsity players.
Canyon Springs 80, Desert Pines 74

Wednesday Jan. 4
Canyon Springs
at
Desert Pines

Desert Pines might just win the Northeast Division this year.
Desert Pines 80, Canyon Springs 72

Eldorado has more depth, easily prevails in the Northeast's most significant rivalry game.
Eldorado 79, Las Vegas 60

Wednesday Jan. 4
Eldorado
at
Las Vegas

As long as the Wildcats control their recurring problem with turnovers, they are talented enough to beat anyone.
Las Vegas 72, Eldorado 70

Undefeated in league play, Silverado is gaining more confidence for the home stretch of the season.
Silverado 69, Basic 52

Wednesday Jan. 4
Silverado
at
Basic

Already picked against Brewer twice on Wednesday's games, so might as well make it a clean trifecta.
Basic 61, Silverado 56

The backcourt combination of Matlock and Winder is one of the state's best.
Palo Verde 83, Cimarron 71

Thursday Jan. 5
Palo Verde
at
Cimarron-Memorial

Palo Verde should run circles around most teams in its division.
Palo Verde 72, Cimarron 55

Durango players still jet-lagged from holiday tournament in Minnesota.
Spring Valley 62, Durango 56

Thursday Jan. 5
Spring Valley
at
Durango

If the Trailblazers shoot well, they'll be tough to beat.
Durango 69, Spring Valley 67

Legacy will prevail in what should be one of the more evenly-matched games of the week.
Legacy 59, Arbor View 56

Thursday Jan. 5
Arbor View
at
Legacy

Watch out for Legacy's Zach Lane as the season goes on.
Legacy 65, Arbor View 50

Don't expect Coronado to be challenged in this one.
Coronado 84, Green Valley 69

Friday Jan. 6
Coronado
at
Green Valley

The rough schedule Coronado has played so far this season will benefit the Cougars by the end of the season.
Coronado 77, Green Valley 66

Unlike football, Wolves won't get pushed around by the Patriots.
Basic 61, Liberty 53

Friday Jan. 6
Basic
at
Liberty

Red, white and blue. Red, white and blue.
Liberty 59, Basic 57

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