Oak Grove sophomore Eric Gant made his presence felt Saturday.

Oak Grove sophomore Eric Gant made his presence felt Saturday.
He poured in a career-best 29 points to lead Oak Grove to a 79-75 home victory over Marshall.
Gant had plenty of help. Tim O’Hare scored 16 points, Landon Grego added 15 and Derrick Higgins contributed a career-high 13.
Gant was at his best in the fourth quarter. Oak Grove (4-11) rallied for 31 points with Gant scoring 16, including a key 3-pointer and 9 of 11 free throws.
“It was a nice win,” Oak Grove coach Jerry Girdner said. “We were down 10 at the half (35-25), got the lead in the third quarter and then lost it to trail by eight going into the fourth quarter.
“We fought adversity and came back and won the game. It was our biggest win so far. We needed it for the program and it was good to bounce back (from 59-58 loss to Pleasant Hill Friday night).”
Cedric Browder poured in 24 points in leading Marshall.
Oak Grove notched a 60-46 junior varsity win as freshman Jordan Douglas scored 11 points.