By Chris Chapple, The Advocate
Volleyball is a passion for the women in the Pixley household.
Donna Pixley coached The Dunham School to a school record 34 wins against six losses so far this season. The Division V Tigers notched wins against playoff teams from high divisions, including Dutchtown, Dominican, Lakeshore, Ponchatoula and Morgan City.
Junior outside hitter Hannah Pixley and eighth-grader Caylin Pixley, who rotates in on the back row, are part of family atmosphere at Dunham. The family affair also includes proud dad and husband Jonathan Pixley, the Tigers' boys basketball coach.
No. 5 Dunham battles No. 4 Lafayette Christian (39-5) in a Division V quarterfinal at 12:40 p.m. Thursday as the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA State Volleyball tournament begins in the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner. The winner will likely face two-time defending state champion and No. 1 seed Country Day in the semifinals.
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