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20 // APRIL/MAY 2019 USAHOCKEYMAGAZINE.COM LUCIA DIGIROLAMO AND HER TWIN SIS- TER ANGELINA traveled 3,000 miles to Irvine, Calif., with one goal in mind, to win a USA Hockey National Championship. Leading up to this moment they had spent countless hours on the ice putting in the hard work needed to become national champions, and even more time dreaming about it in the bed- room they share inside their Woburn, Mass., home. On their first foray onto the national stage these aspiring 13-year-old hockey players helped the East Coast Wizards cruise through the preliminary round before coming up short of their goal after an overtime loss in the quarterfinals of the 14U division of the 2019 Chipotle USA Hockey Girls Tier I National Championships. "We want to win Nationals so we can make our family back home be proud of us," Angelina said. Just making it to Nationals should be a source of pride for every player who gets here, no matter how far they make it. The sisters have been with the Wizards since they first start- ed playing hockey six years ago. As twins, they are inseparable, and that familiarity that helps them playing on the same line. "We do almost everything together," said Angelina, who had three goals in the tournament. "We know what each other is by HARRY THOMPSON Twin Sisters Share In The Excitement Of Playing In Their First Nationals AS FUN X 2 PHOTOS BY Harry Thompson; Chris Krenn

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