Minden resident Wyatt Denny concluded the first round of the National High School Finals Rodeo Wednesday morning with a strong showing in steer wrestling.
After five performances, or one full round, Denny was tied for fourth in bareback riding with a score of 72. In steer wrestling, he posted a time of 8.58 seconds, which was good enough for 49th. He stood in 67th in cutting with a score of 120.
During the second round Wednesday night, Denny missed the initial jump in his steer wrestling run and posted a no time. He’ll be up in the cutting event Thursday.