GILLETTE, Wyo. -- Benton City's Athena Hagins raced her horse around the barrel racing course to the fastest time Sunday night in the first go-round of the National High School Rodeo Finals in Gillette, Wyo.
Hagins finished with a time of 17.667 seconds and is among the top three overall in the first go-round after three sessions.
Meanwhile, Outlook's Kellie Wiersma scored 210 points in girls cutting to place fifth in her session on Monday.
In boys cutting, Koty Kamm of Stanfield scored 193 to finish 10th in his session.
The competition continues today with two more sessions.