Fort Walton Beach, FL--There is a trip to Lakeland in the immediate future of the Fort Walton Beach basketball team. Coach Lavin and his guys travelling east to Jacksonville Saturday and coming up with a 55-48 win at Wolfson. That has the Vike's, at 29-1, into the 5-A state semifinals, they'll take on Dwyer out of Palm Beach Friday at 11:30 a.m in the Lakeland Center.
Coach Lavin practing tonight at Northwest Florida State to give his guys that college court feel, he'll work them out at the school tomorrow, and they'll load up the bus midday Wednesday to head south for a workout in Gainesville, before going on to Lakeland. More with the Vikings tomorrow night. By the way, nice showing by the Vikings fans in Jacksonville Saturday, very vocal and passionate. Expect a similar showing in Lakeland at the end of the week.