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High School Hoops Picks: Week 5

The week of January 24

Brewer's Picks
Last Week:
3-5

Season:
16-16

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:
23-9

Las Vegas should have won the first meeting.
Las Vegas 72, Canyon Springs 69

Tuesday Jan. 24
Canyon Springs
vs.
Las Vegas

Canyon Springs has won six straight in the series. The run ends this week.
Las Vegas 70, Canyon Springs 64

Centennial has to guard against a letdown following win at Palo Verde.
Centennial 68, Legacy 61

Wednesday Jan. 25
Centennial
vs.
Legacy

The Longhorns will give an inspired effort, but come up just short of the upset.
Centennial 68, Legacy 65

Here's my upset of the week. Foothill doesn't recover after OT loss against Coronado.
Basic 59, Foothill 54

Wednesday Jan. 25
Foothill
at
Basic

Keep dreamin' on this one, Brewer.
Foothill 62, Basic 52

It's a shame this rivalry game will be lopsided.
Silverado 83, Liberty 59

Wednesday Jan. 25
Liberty
at
Silverado

Silverado's Ruben Jackson is as good as any guard you'll find in town.
Silverado 71, Liberty 60

I'm not giving up on Eldorado, especially after its big win against Valley.
Eldorado 70, Desert Pines 67

Thursday Jan. 26
Eldorado
at
Desert Pines

In this uber-important game, I've got to side with the more talented team.
Desert Pines 79, Eldorado 75

I hate to pick against my Cowboys, but they are overmatched.
Valley 72, Chaparral 59

Thursday Jan. 26
Valley
at
Chaparral

Mark my words: Valley will still win the Northeast Division.
Valley 80, Chaparral 67

Cheyenne prevails in what is essentially a Northwest elimination game.
Cheyenne 63, Cimarron 57

Friday Jan. 27
Cimarron-Memorial
at
Cheyenne

Desert Shields find a way to get it together after a rough 2-4 start to the new year.
Cheyenne 70, Cimarron 55

Silverado continues being one of the biggest surprises.
Silverado 81, Green Valley 76

Friday Jan. 27
Silverado
at
Green Valley

Durell McDonald is straight willing Green Valley, which has won four straight as of Monday, into the Southeast Division race.
Green Valley 72, Silverado 70

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