Josh Gaines, the junior and second-year starter, scored from three yards out to give the Eagles a 20-15 lead; a two-point throw from Warren Shader to sophomore Reid Golson made the score 22-15.
As the game-winner was scored with four and a half minutes left, it was up to the Oak Mountain defense to secure the win.
Oak Mountain held off a Panthers fourth-down conversion attempt with under two minutes remaining to clinch the Eagles’ first home win of 2013.
Both teams scored on their opening drive of the game.
Demaurian Wills scored a 3 yard touchdown to give the Panthers a 15-7 going into halftime.