A Neligh teen competed in her first round of competition at the National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) this morning.
Catelyn Hall, a senior at Plainview High School, scored 143 points in girls cutting at the "World's Largest Rodeo" in Rock Springs, Wyo. on Tuesday. Cutting is an event in which a horse and rider work to separate a single animal from a cattle herd and maintain that separation for a short time.
After round one, Hall is in a four-way tie for 10th place. She is scheduled to compete in her second round on Thursday evening. The top 20 performances in first two long go-rounds will qualify for the short-go.
The NHSFR, held July 13-19, features the top rodeo athletes in the U.S., Canada and Australia.
She is the daughter of Doug and Luan Hall of rural Neligh.
VIDEO: Catelyn Hall makes her first cut at the National High School Finals Rodeo at the Sweetwater Events Center in Rock Springs, Wyo. on Tuesday morning.