BISMARCK — With two of the top teams in the Vermilion Valley softball race playing each other on Saturday for a doubleheader, one knew that it would be a tough couple of games.
Bismarck-Henning and Schlarman Academy would split the doubleheader with the Blue Devils winning 10-0 in five innings in the first game while the Hilltoppers winning the second game 6-3.
Phoenix Lacombe only gave up one hit in the first game for the Blue Devils while Carley Shepard had three RBIs and Brittany Ribbe, Lindsey Andrews, Emmie Hawkins and Lacombe each had one RBI.
In the second game, Schlarman Academy rebounded offensively with four runs in the fourth inning to put the game away.
Alexis Rangel had a home run and two RBIs for the Hilltoppers, while Shelby Mascari had two hits and two RBIs and Maisey Johnson and Elizabeth Hawkins each had one RBI.
Brittany Ribbe, Emmie Hawkins and Masyn Clow each had one RBI for the Blue Devils, who are 15-7 and 9-3 and will face Oakwood on Monday.
The Hilltoppers will take on Westville on Monday.
GRFC 5-0, North Vermillion 4-8
GEORGETOWN — Brittany Hay had three hits and two RBIs in the first game as the Buffaloes split with the Falcons.
Lexi Silva got the win for Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman and had three hits and two RBIs while Tristyn Mingee added two hits.
Taylen Balding had three hits while Chelsie Schriader and Melissa Moody each added two hits.
In the second game, the Buffaloes were held to two hits by North Vermillion pitcher Abby Lenhart.
The Buffaloes will play Milford on Tuesday while the Falcons will play Turkey Run on Tuesday.
Covington 10-14, Tri-County 1-4
COVINGTON, Ind. — Regan Foster had a home run, a double and five RBIs for the day as the Trojans swept Tri-County.
In the first game,Foster had three RBIs while winning pitcher Macie Cooper had two and Madi Hanson and Courtney Root each added one RBI.