The Blue Springs wrestling team fell in its first Suburban Big Seven matchup of the season, losing 39-27 to Raymore-Peculiar Thursday.

For Blue Springs, Jett Merlo (138) earned a pinfall victory in 1:57, as did Bret Heil (160) in 1:19 and Korbin Shepherd (106) in 38 seconds.

Zach Hazen (195) took a 6-3 decision, Ray Paniagua earned a 5-3 victory and Jason Gross (113) took a 7-5 decision for the Wildcats.