Sunday evening, the 2017 National High School Finals rodeo started up in Gillette. Area cowgirl Rylee Whitman of Big Piney finished fourth in the first go-around of Girl’s Cutting.
This evening, Ira Dickinson of Rock Springs will be competing in the first performance of Saddle Bronc Riding. Dickinson will also compete in Steer Wrestling with his first performance on Tuesday evening.
Rock Springs’ Kody Chapman will compete in the Light Rifle competition of Tuesday and Trap Shooting on Thursday.
Wyatt Phelps of Pinedale competes in Bull Riding on Wednesday evening and Big Piney’s Karson Bradley will start her NHSFR competition on Tuesday evening in Barrel Racing.