Vikings Hope Their Freshman Phenom Makes the Difference

LAKELAND |Bri Folds is here; Carson Pickett is gone.

Is it as simple as that when Lakeland Christian plays host to Orange Park St. Johns Country Day in the FHSAA girls soccer Class 1A state semifinal, a rematch of last year’s meeting? Probably not, but Lakeland Christian fans can hope.

Folds, the Vikings’ freshman phenom and top goal scorer, wasn’t around last year when Lakeland Christian (26-1-1) lost to Orange Park St. Johns Country Day (22-1) in the Class 1A state semifinals. Pickett was Country Day’s leading scorer with 53 goals, including four goals in the Spartans’ 7-2 victory. more