KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Coe College softball team won two games Friday in Florida.
The Kohawks defeated Defiance, 15-7, and knocked off Messiah, 6-2.
Sara Czachowski went 4-for-4 with two RBIs in the first game for the Kohawks (12-2). Paige Wieland and Brenna Winn were 3-for-4 with three RBIs and Winn belted a home run.
Mallory McArtor, Allie O'Brien, Maddy Ryan and Gretchen Lilienthal had two hits against Defiance. O'Brien drove in three runs and Ryan had two RBIs.
McArtor, O'Brien and Ryan had two hits against Messiah. Winn and Madi Miller drove in two runs.
Coe and Messiah were tied, 1-1, after seven innings. The Kohawks broke loose for five runs in the top of the eighth and Messiah scored once in the bottom of the eighth.
Arran Weeces tossed a complete game against Messiah with nine strikeouts.
Defiance 301 30 - 7 9 3
Coe 233 43 - 15 21 0
Kaya, Smith (2), Kimbler (4), Patty (5) and Warren. Fritz, Fligg (4) and Zahner. W - Fligg. L - Kaya.
Coe 001 000 05 - 6 9 3
Messiah 100 000 01 - 2 4 2
Weeces and Zahner. Fix, Yannetti (5) and Notte. W - Weeces (3-1). L -