Freshman tailback Jorey Hansen had 34 rushing yards on 13 carries in his first start. His two-yard scoring surge off left tackle put the Pirates on the board, but Lucas Vandeman's PAT attempt was kicked into the line.
Vandeman's low 38-yard field-goal try late in the first half also never cleared the neutral zone.
A 72-yard touchdown pass helped Long Beach gain a 21-6 lead in the second quarter and the Vikings' Deondre Powell returned the second-half kickoff 86 yards to put OCC further in a hole.
OCC freshman cornerback Wesley Harris snatched backup quarterback Gabriel Thomas' pass with one hand and returned the interception 52 yards for a touchdown to finalize the scoring with 5:16 left in the game.