NEWS | March 09, 2018

Dunham Avenges 2017 Loss to Country Day, Headed Back to Championship

By Rod Walker, The Advocate 

LAKE CHARLES — A few weeks ago, Dunham coach Jonathan Pixley posted the stat sheet from last season's Division III championship game.  

It was a reminder of the pain and heartache from that 29-point loss — "a drubbing" Pixley calls it — to Country Day a year ago. 

Photo by Steve Johnson

"We were as motivated as can be," Pixley said. "We wanted to get back to that game. It's a round earlier, but it didn't matter. It was who we were playing and we had to get back and take care of business. They figured it out tonight."   

No. 2 Dunham got its revenge, finishing strong to edge No. 3 and defending state champion Country Day 47-46 in the semifinals of the LHSAA boys basketball tournament at Burton Coliseum.

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