CARMEL – Manchester High School sophomore Harley Kruschwitz carded a 4-over 76 at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel  Tuesday and entered today’s second round of the IHSAA state finals in a tie for 22nd place among 100 competitors.

Kruschwitz, who claimed sectional medalist honors with a 73 at Rozella Ford and then a third-place individual finish with a 72 in the regional at Stonehenge, is the only Times-Union area golfer in the state finals.

Kruschwitz’s round on Tuesday included bogeys on holes 2, 3, 11, 12 and 17.

He birdied No. 18.

Chesterton senior Mitchell Davis shot 4-under 68 and held a three-stroke lead over Carmel sophomore Clay Stirsman.

Seeger’s Peyton Snoeberger, Fort Wayne Dwenger’s Logan Ryan, Center Grove’s Noah Gillard and Zionsville’s Joey Ranieri all shot par on the first day.

In the team standings, second-ranked Carmel shot a four-man score of 295 and led No. 1 Center Grove by four shots after the first round.

Third-ranked Zionsville (304), No. 5 Penn (312), No. 13 Cathedral (315) and No. 18 Hamilton Southeastern (315) rounded out the top five after the first day.

Of the top eight teams after the first round, six were from the Indianapolis area.

Kruschwitz was scheduled to tee off for today’s final round at 8 a.m.