Kline reaches semifinal

ATHENS -Beaver Local’s Kristi Kline push for a state tennis tournament berth came up just short on Wednesday as the junior was eliminated in the Division II district semifinals at Ohio Univeristy.

Kline started the day with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Minford’s Mikaila Roe. She lost the semifinal to South Point’s Madison Riley, 6-1, 6-0.

Portsmouth’s Ali Miller beat Riley in the final, 6-1, 6-0. Miller and Riley will represent the district at the state tennis tournament next Friday at the Ohio State University outdoor varsity tennis courts.