PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Thunderbirds defeated the Chicago Wildfire 21-20 in the final seconds of their game Saturday afternoon.
Thomas Edmonds pulled in the game-winner with just 11.1 seconds left to put the Thunderbirds on top 21-20.READ MORE: More Than $100,000 Raised For Family Of Kara Leo After She Was Struck, Killed By Tree Branch
With the victory, they head to the Midwest Championship where they will face the Indianapolis AlleyCats.READ MORE: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Lawrence and Beaver Counties, Parts Of Ohio
The Thunderbirds and AlleyCats were tied for the top spot in the Midwest Division of the American Ultimate Disc League with identical 8-4 records.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Police: Man In Critical Condition After Shooting On North Side
The Midwest Championship game will be hosted in Indianapolis Saturday, July 27 at 7:00 p.m.