Wartburg jumped to a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning in the opening round of play in the District 4-A tournament at Bear Creek Sports Complex Friday afternoon.
The lead would not last long, however, as Oneida scored three runs in the bottom half of the first, then added nine more in the second to remove any doubt en route to a 17-3 win to advance to the semifinals.
Jenna Bridges, Brianna Bell and Micah Stephens all scored in the first inning, with Presley West adding an RBI on a one-out single, as the Lady Indians took the 3-1 lead.
Oneida scored nine consecutive runs in the second inning before Wartburg was able to record an out. Bridges got things started with a single, stole second and later scored on an RBI double by Kennedi Reed. Bell would also hit a single and steal second, later scoring. Stephens, Shalyn Lay, Presley West, Jasmin Jones, Lecretia Robbins and Amanda May all scored runs in the second as well.
Wartburg managed two runs in the third, but Oneida continued to widen the gap, adding four runs of its own. Lay, Robbins, Colbey Bowling and Shelby Thompson all scored in the fourth.
Oneida capped the scoring in the fifth with an Aubrie Terry run on an RBI by Lay.
The Lady Indians were to have faced Coalfield Tuesday in the semifinal round.