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Carbide Crossfit causes Edward Jones stock to fall
Beating an undefeated team is cause for celebration. Abby Fann, left, and Kierston Smith of Carbide Crossfit are happy as they leave the field Thursday night after beating Edward Jones.
The last undefeated team has fallen in girls 7-9 softball at the Civic Center.Carbide Crossfit blasted three home runs on the way to handing Edward Jones its first loss of the year, 13-11, on Thursday night at Pete Holt Field.Abby Fann, Maddox Adams and Anniston Smith all homered to ignite the Carbide Crossfit attack.Edward Jones entered the final game of the regular season unbeaten, but couldn’t get runners across the plate in key situations. Edward Jones looked poised for an explosive first inning, but Ruby Denning got back-to-back outs at third base for Carbide Crossfit to end the threat.In the fourth inning, Edward Jones loaded the bases with no outs only to watch Carbide Crossfit record two straight force outs at the plate. The Carbide Crossfit defense was also good at catching pop flies in the infield.Edward Jones showed some flashy defense of its own, including a big double play by third baseman Maggie Whiles when she caught the ball in the air and then caught the runner straying off third.But the difference in the game was the hitting of Carbide Crossfit.