High School Basketball Picks: Entry 2

Mon, Jan 8, 2018 (2:20 p.m.)

It’s time for local high school basketball teams to reacquaint themselves.

After a break in local play for the holidays and tournament competition, the season resumes this week with much on the line.

Check below for picks on a handful of games throughout the week from Ray Brwer and Case Keefer.

Week 2

Brewer's Picks
Last Week:
6-4 (.600)

Last Season:
60-21 (.741)

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
8-2 (.800)

Last Season:
69-12 (.852)

Arbor View’s Jarrod Burks and Donovan Yap provide too much scoring power.
Arbor View 76, Palo Verde 64

Tuesday Jan. 9
Palo Verde
Arbor View

Arbor View will have a say in how the Northwest shakes out this season.
Arbor View 65, Palo Verde 60

The Bulldogs were supposed to take a step back. They are in first place.
Centennial 65, Legacy 56

Tuesday Dec. 9

Centennial keeps rolling.
Centennial 60, Legacy 54

Anyone have a coin? Game of the week.
Faith Lutheran 70, Cimarron-Memorial 69

Confident Cimarron pulls off the upset.
Cimarron-Memorial 67, Faith Lutheran 64

The ‘Cats Donovan Joyner has been the best player in town.
Las Vegas 83, Eldorado 71

Wednesday Jan. 10
Las Vegas

Big game for positioning in the Northeast.
Las Vegas 71, Eldorado 63

I wouldn’t complain if this was a best-of-seven game series.
Canyon Springs 81, Cheyenne 74

Wednesday Jan. 10
Canyon Springs

Comes down to the final possession.
Canyon Springs 71, Cheyenne 70

Desert Pines is still the favorite in the 3A, right?
Desert Pines 80, Sunrise Mountain 61

Thursday Dec. 11
Desert Pines
Sunrise Mountain

Not sure, but the Jaguars are definitely big favorites in this game.
Desert Pines 82, Sunrise Mountain 60

Every game is a must-win for Durango.
Durango 61, Spring Valley 49

Thursday Jan. 11
Spring Valley

Anthony Hunter crushes the Mountain Lions.
Durango 68, Spring Valley 59

Can one player outscore an entire team? No.
Bishop Gorman 83, Desert Oasis 67

Friday Jan. 12
Desert Oasis
Bishop Gorman

Jacob Hesse and the Diamondbacks keep it close — at least for a while.
Bishop Gorman 74, Desert Oasis 64

The Chargers may eventually be upset in the tough Southwest league. Just not by Vista.
Clark 62, Sierra Vista 56

Friday Jan. 12
Sierra Vista

Anyone selling Clark basketball stock after its loss to Gorman? I’ll buy it.
Clark 70, Sierra Vista 54

For more coverage, check out our high school basketball section.

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