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High School Football Picks: Week 3

The week of September 13

Brewer's Picks
Last Week:
10-5

Season:
23-7 (.767)

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:
13-2

Season:
24-6 (.800)

Gorman has momentum on its side after last week’s 2OT win.
Bishop Gorman 37, Crespi 18

Gaels are rollin’ now.
Bishop Gorman 27, Crespi 9

Coronado shows playoff win last year against GV wasn’t a fluke.
Coronado 30, Green Valley 28

No one says that win was a fluke just as no one says Coronado is as strong as Green Valley this year.
Green Valley 34, Coronado 20

Arbor View rushes for more than 300 yards, grabs big win.
Arbor View 40, Centennial 16

No way it’s that much of a blowout, but Arbor View spent all offseason thinking about this game after its playoff ouster.
Arbor View 27, Centennial 17

Palo Verde makes an opening game statement. The Panthers are back.
Palo Verde 42, Legacy 12

Got to pick an upset every now and then. Legacy is no walkover.
Legacy 20, Palo Verde 17

Canyon Springs won’t need to go into overtime to win this game.
Canyon Springs 44, Cheyenne 13

Pioneers defense is straight nasty.
Canyon Springs 26, Cheyenne 6

Victory Bell rings loud all night at Foothill in celebration.
Foothill 22, Silverado 8

Can’t bet on a team that gave up 61 points a week ago.
Silverado 36, Foothill 30

Could Las Vegas be the Sunrise’s best team? They look that way against Basic.
Las Vegas 40, Basic 23

Read above explanation. Replace “on” with “against” and “gave up” with “scored”.
Las Vegas 42, Basic 40

Desert Oasis defends its home turf in season opener.
Desert Oasis 19, Del Sol 13

Despite falling apart late, Del Sol showed some flashes in its first game.
Del Sol 37, Desert Oasis 28

First-game errors haunt Durango in what could have been a close game.
Bonanza 38, Durango 12

Running back duo of Carlos Soto and Jayveon Taylor will get the Bengals a rivalry-game win.
Bonanza 36, Durango 31

I’m 0-2 this year in Chaparral games. Yes, I have no clue about my Cowboys.
Faith Lutheran 33, Chaparral 21

The Keenan Smith show continues for another week.
Faith Lutheran 28, Chaparral 20

Eldorado’s defense makes it tough on Clark.
Eldorado 23, Clark 7

Josh Brown will spin the Chargers defense around in circles.
Eldorado 42, Clark 24

Bulldogs win their third straight game to open the season.
Virgin Valley 30, Rancho 6

It’s too bad, but the Rams just can’t compete.
Virgin Valley 56, Rancho 8

Sunrise Mountain beat Western last year. Miners do it again.
Sunrise Mountain 31, Western 0

Sherman Nash will shine.
Sunrise Mountain 38, Western 13

Home opener for Boulder City should draw a big crowd.
Boulder City 27, Pahrump Valley 22

Upset special. Trojans are one of the most improved teams in the valley.
Pahrump Valley 34, Boulder City 27

Desert Pines has too many playmakers for Valley to contain.
Desert Pines 33, Valley 13

Closer than the experts — well the expert to the left — think.
Desert Pines 26, Valley 20

Don’t be surprised if both these teams make Division 1A semifinals.
Moapa Valley 36, Mojave 24

These are the two best teams in the lower division. It’s my game of the week.
Moapa Valley 34, Mojave 33

Anyone have a coin? These teams should be evenly matched.
Cimarron 19, Sierra Vista 17

Based on history, just can’t pick the Mountain Lions to beat the Spartans.
Cimarron 26, Sierra Vista 13

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