BEREA -- The Berea Community boys and girls soccer teams fell behind early in losses to Bluegrass United in a doubleheader at home on Tuesday.

The Pirates fell, 6-1, while the Lady Pirates could not rally and were handed a 3-0 loss.

It was the fifth-straight loss for the Pirates (1-1-7), while the Lady Pirates (2-7) are in a six-game skid.

In the first game on Tuesday, the Pirates got off to a slow start and fell behind early.

However, mid-way through the first half, Berea picked up the attack and got some good chances at the goal.

JP Wideman found the back of the net mid-way through the first half to disrupt United's momentum, but it wasn't enough.

With just seconds left till halftime, United scored another goal to take a 4-1 lead.

Will Fredrickson almost got the Pirates on the board in the second half with a beautiful shot that slipped past the United keeper's outstretched hands.

However, the senior's goal was negated as the referees called him offsides.

After that, United stepped up and scored two goals in less than three minutes to expand their lead and take the win.

The Lady Pirates went on the attack early, but could not find the back of the net in the first half.

United took advantage and after several attempts at the goal went too wide or too high, one shot finally went in and they took a 1-0 lead at halftime.

Berea got several good looks in the opening of the second half, but none of their attempts connected.

United scored back-to-back goals late in the second half to seal their victory.

The Pirates will face Paris next at home on Monday.

The Lady Pirates will take on South Laurel next in London on Thursday.

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