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Digest: Pair of Maryland natives qualify for national table tennis team

Digest: Pair of Maryland natives qualify for national table tennis team

Lisa Lin of Clarksburg and Tiffany Ke of Gaithersburg, both 11, recently qualified for the USA Hopes Team and will compete in Canada this weekend in the North American Hopes Trials. Lisa qualified by winning the regional qualifier in Dunellen, N.J., while Tiffany qualified by winning the regional qualifier in Austin, Texas.

The girls train together at the Maryland Table Tennis Center in Gaithersburg. The two make up half of the USA Hopes girls team. The winner from the North American Trials will go to the World Hopes finals, to be held at the International Table Tennis Federation Hopes Week in Doha, Qatar, from May 29 to June 4.

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