The Red Deer Optimist Chiefs won at the Edge School tournament on the weekend. (Twitter photo)

Optimist Chiefs win Edge tournament

The Red Deer Optimist Chiefs came away champions at the Edge School Tournament on the weekend.

In the thrilling prep division final against the host school, Deegan Mofford scored in 3-on-3 overtime with less than a second left. Mofford’s overtime tally in the 3-2 win was also his third goal of the game.

Red Deer was 3-1 on the weekend, with 23 goals for and only 12 against.

The Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs were 2-2-1 at the Mandi Schwartz Memorial Tournament in Wilcox, Sask.

They finished the weekend with a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Panadas Sunday.

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