John-Martin Cannon of the University at Buffalo won his first-round match at the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. The Bulls’ three other national qualifiers, Max Soria, Blake Roulo and Mark Lewandowski, all lost and went into wrestlebacks.
Cannon decisioned Sam Wheeler of Kent State, 5-4, in a 174-pound match. He’ll take on Josh Asper of Maryland today. Soria lost by major decision at 125, Roulo was decisioned 3-0 at 149 and Lewandowski bowed, 6-2 at 165.