Cline, who has served as commissioner of the West Virginia Division of Financial Institutions since 2008, joins WVBA
after a more than 30 year career as a regulator and banker.
In the other semifinal, the Basketball Institute pulled out a 45-41 victory over the WVBA Selects White, who had Sami Pitts and Kyrsha Witherspoon named all-tournament.
Also, in San Diego, the WVBA Selects Silver reached the championship semifinal of the MSNM Western Regionals with a 59-51 win over the Spokane Sports Navy.
Also Thursday, Oakridge's Kaylee Peck scored 14 points to lead the WVBA
Selects Black team to a 58-32 victory over Drive Elite of Vancouver, Wash., at the Emerald City Summer Classic at Lane Community College.
LAS VEGAS - Churchill High's Niki Duncan scored 14 points and Carmen Wright of Willamette added 13 to lead the WVBA
Selects Silver team to a 77-56 girls basketball victory over Triple Threat of Washington for the U-16 championship of the Super 64 Adidas Tournament on Tuesday.
Marist's Chloe Cummins scored 13 points and Triangle Lake's Kiana Brown added 12 to lead the WVBA Selects White team to a 62-41 victory over the FCA Revolution All Stars of Seattle at the MSNM Pacific Coast Championships girls basketball tournament Sunday in Santa Clara, Calif.
The WVBA Selects Black won their final two games, beating the East County Stars of San Diego 48-43 and the Scotts Valley Falcons of California 66-37.
LAS VEGAS - Marist's Delanee Martin scored 21 points, and Churchill's Niki Duncan added 13 points and five steals to lead the WVBA Selects Silver team to a 64-19 victory over the Colorado Springs Stars at the Super 64 Adidas girls basketball tournament on Saturday, advancing to the championship bracket.
The WVBA Select Black team lost 48-45 to Modest Magic Elite in a consolation bracket game.
LAS VEGAS - WVBA
Selects Silver beat Rancho Elite White 56-33 at the Super 64 adidas Tournament Friday in pool play.
SEATTLE - WVBA
Selects Silver beat Sagebrush Hoops Northwest, 49-36, to win its bracket of the Midsummer Night's Madness Nationals and play in the semifinal today.
North Eugene's Ellen Ferrenburg hit a layup with three seconds left to lift the WVBA
Selects Black team to a 50-49 pool-play victory over the San Diego Sol Elite in a girls basketball tournament in Los Angeles on Monday.