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High School Football Picks: Week 7

The week of October 11

Brewer's Picks
Last Week:
15-1

Season:
85-13 (.867)

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:
15-1

Season:
77-21 (.786)

There will be more points in the Battle for Boulder Highway than in the Broncos-Cowboys NFL game.
Foothill 59, Basic 47

Wolves win the Battle for Boulder City Highway for the fourth time in six years.
Basic 48, Foothill 39

I’m still confident Sierra Vista will take third in the Northwest.
Sierra Vista 25, Durango 23

Leontre Austin runs the Trailblazers to victory.
Durango 34, Sierra Vista 28

I’m not picking against Palo Verde until Thanksgiving.
Palo Verde 47, Shadow Ridge 13

I might, but not this week.
Palo Verde 47, Shadow Ridge 20

This game will be much closer than you would expect.
Centennial 31, Bonanza 23

Bulldogs are going to be very tough to beat by the end of the year.
Centennial 40, Bonanza 20

Will Legacy’s Casey Hughes be the best player on the field? It won’t matter.
Bishop Gorman 59, Legacy 7

Bold prediction: Legacy scores in the first half.
Bishop Gorman 41, Legacy 13

Anyone else remember when this would have been the game of the week?
Clark 34, Western 6

Clark has shown strides this season. Western hasn’t.
Clark 36, Western 6

Speaking of old rivalries that have died — Del Sol vs. Liberty used to decide the Southeast.
Liberty 57, Del Sol 0

Now that was recently enough that I can remember.
Liberty 56, Del Sol 0

I’ll take Pahrump Valley in this one — yes, I’ve taken the Trojans in consecutive weeks.
Pahrump Valley 33, Faith Lutheran 29

Thanks for giving me a free win in my quest to catch up, Brewer.
Faith Lutheran 41, Pahrump Valley 20

The speed of Desert Pines’ skill-position players too much for Virgin Valley.
Desert Pines 38, Virgin Valley 29

What a matchup. A home playoff game is likely up for grabs.
Virgin Valley 28, Desert Pines 26

My Cowboys need to win out to make the playoffs.
Chaparral 31, Sunrise Mountain 23

His Cowboys might be on upset alert by the time the fourth quarter rolls around Friday.
Chaparral 34, Sunrise Mountain 33

Don’t call this an upset. Las Vegas is the Northeast’s top team.
Las Vegas 39, Green Valley 28

Gators wear out Wildcats with their offensive pace.
Green Valley 38, Las Vegas 30

Coronado might be a year away from .
Moapa Valley 40, Chaparral 14

With the way the Cougars challenged the Patriots, the Sundevils don’t stand much of a chance.
Coronado 35, Eldorado 7

Arbor View opens Northwest League play with a convincing win.
Arbor View 40, Spring Valley 0

Arbor View lost once. It won’t happen again in the regular season.
Arbor View 34, Spring Valley 7

Virgin Valley and Desert Pines are contenders, but Moapa Valley is still the class of the Division 1-A.
Moapa Valley 32, Boulder City 12

This season: Moapa Valley 221, Opponents 33.
Moapa Valley 52, Boulder City 9

Valley struggles up front; Silverado’s strength is on the line.
Silverado 38, Valley 0

Skyhawks are poised to snag the fourth playoff spot in the Northeast.
Silverado 26, Valley 7

Desert Oasis ends Cimarron’s undefeated start to the season.
Desert Oasis 23, Cimarron-Memorial 19

Desert Oasis is sneaky-strong.
Desert Oasis 26, Cimarron-Memorial 21

Canyon Springs is still the Sunrise Region’s only undefeated team.
Canyon Springs 50, Rancho 0

Take it easy on them, Pioneers.
Canyon Springs 70, Rancho 7

It’s been more than a decade, but Mojave finally gets first win against Chey-Town.
Mojave 31, Cheyenne 27

Might come down to which team can make a big play in the fourth quarter.
Mojave 27, Cheyenne 20

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