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High School Basketball Picks: Week 5

The week of January 25

Brewer's Picks
Last Week:
5-3

Season:
28-9 (.757)

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:
5-3

Season:
25-12 (.676)

The Northwest is Arbor View’s league to lose.
Arbor View 73, Durango 58

Tuesday Jan. 21
Durango
at
Arbor View

Durango has turned a corner, but Arbor View is still a few blocks ahead.
Arbor View 72, Durango 61

Cimarron won’t be an easy out in the playoffs.
Cimarron 81, Legacy 63

Tuesday Jan. 21
Cimarron-Memorial
at
Legacy

When in doubt, go with the home team.
Legacy 64, Cimarron 60

Both teams could score more than 100 in key Northeast battle.
Canyon Springs 90, Las Vegas 85

Wednesday Jan. 22
Las Vegas
at
Canyon Springs

Pioneers assert their dominance on the Northeast Division starting now.
Canyon Springs 68, Las Vegas 65

A must-win for both teams in the playoff push.
Green Valley 60, Silverado 53

Wednesday Jan. 22
Silverado
at
Green Valley

Tyrell Crosby knows the importance, won’t let his team stumble.
Green Valley 67, Silverado 53

Foothill owns this rivalry in basketball.
Foothill 76, Basic 66

Wednesday Jan. 22
Basic
at
Foothill

Foothill might allow Basic to hang around, but Falcons pull away by the end.
Foothill 68, Basic 63

I’ve struggled figuring out Shadow Ridge all season.
Shadow Ridge 70, Sierra Vista 67

Wednesday Jan. 22
Sierra Vista
at
Shadow Ridge

Mikko Balmes and Dominique Marcy have Sierra Vista playing as well as any team in town.
Sierra Vista 75, Shadow Ridge 68

This rivalry mattered 20 years ago; still matters today.
Las Vegas 76, Valley 73

Friday Jan. 24
Las Vegas
at
Valley

What a game. I think Las Vegas commits fewer turnovers to snag the win.
Las Vegas 65, Valley 60

It’s going to be a rough week for Basic.
Coronado 68, Basic 61

Friday Jan. 24
Basic
at
Coronado

Counting on Antraye Johnson and Jared Meacham to pull the slight upset.
Basic 64, Coronado 62

If Arbor View wins this, the Aggies could go undefeated in the Northwest.
Arbor View 73, Sierra Vista 60

Friday Jan. 24
Arbor View
at
Sierra Vista

Arbor View is going to get upset one of these days. Just not Friday.
Arbor View 74, Sierra Vista 65

Gaels still looking for first win against powerhouse Pilots.
Findlay 82, Gorman 71

Saturday Jan. 25
Bishop Gorman
vs.
Findlay Prep

Rock Chalk Oubre Hawk.
Findlay 73, Gorman 61

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