LINCOLN — After play was delayed four hours by thunderstorms, three-time champion John Sajevic of Fremont took the first-round lead Monday at Wilderness Ridge in the Nebraska Senior Amateur.

Sajevic recovered from a double bogey on his first hole to shoot a 1-over 71 for a three-stroke lead over 2015 champion Jay Muller of Omaha and Todd Pospisil of Norfolk.

Leaders: John Sajevic, Fremont, 71; Jay Muller, Omaha, 74; Todd Pospisil, Norfolk. 74; Dave Greenwood, Omaha, 76; Bill Spangler, Lincoln, 76; Kirby Smith, Omaha, 76