Prep football: Miners come from behind to beat Oakmont (VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY)

Nevada Union varsity quarterback Gabe Baker aims for his target during Friday’s 28-21 win over the Oakmont Vikings.

With a strong defensive effort and a potent run game, the Nevada Union football team overcame an early two-touchdown deficit Friday night in Roseville to knock off Foothill Valley League foe Oakmont, 28-21.

The Miners (5-3 overall, 2-1 FVL) dug themselves a hole early and trailed 14-0 in the first half. NU responded by scoring the next three touchdowns, getting into the end zone just before halftime on their first drive of the second half, and they then took the lead on a short touchdown run by Gabe Baker with a little more than three minutes left in the third quarter.

The Nevada Union Miners came from behind to beat the Oakmont Vikings 28-21 Friday night Oct. 15.

Prep football: Miners come from behind to beat Oakmont (VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY)

A gang of Miners come down on Oakmont quarterback Danny Myles for a sack during Friday’s road win.

Prep football: Miners come from behind to beat Oakmont (VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY)

Nevada Union’s Cameron Cormack finds some open field to run in the ball during Friday’s win over the Oakmont Vikings.

Prep football: Miners come from behind to beat Oakmont (VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY)

The Miners defensive line puts pressure on Oakmont quarterback Danny Myles during Friday’s league matchup.

Prep football: Miners come from behind to beat Oakmont (VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY)

Nevada Union head coach Brad Sparks gets pumped up on the sideline cheering on his team.

Prep football: Miners come from behind to beat Oakmont (VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY)

Nevada Union’s Andrew Webster ditches Oakmont defenders as he runs down the line on a big 4th-down play.

Prep football: Miners come from behind to beat Oakmont (VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY)

Nevada Union quarterback Gabe Baker keeps the ball on the option, and runs in to a gap during Friday’s 28-21 win over the Oakmont Vikings.

Prep football: Miners come from behind to beat Oakmont (VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY)

Nevada Union junior wide receiver Drew Menet carries the ball up the Oakmont sideline for the Miners.

Prep football: Miners come from behind to beat Oakmont (VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY)

Nevada Union quarterback Gabe Baker launches a pass during Friday’s win over the Oakmont Vikings.

Prep football: Miners come from behind to beat Oakmont (VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY)

The Nevada Union defensive line goes horizontal while putting pressure on Oakmont Vikings quarterback Danny Myles during Friday’s come from-behind league win in Roseville.

Prep football: Miners come from behind to beat Oakmont (VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY)

Gabe Baker finds a gap as he runs the ball during Friday’s win over league opponents the Oakmont Vikings.