LAKELAND, Fla. -- He was one of the best baseball players ever to come out of Central Florida and he was expected to go to Florida State University and then the major league. But now, star Lakeland High School player Eric Arce has been arrested.VOTE: How Do You Feel About The Charges?Arce and his friend were caught by police kissing their girlfriends and WFTV learned they face felony charges because they had just turned 18 and their girlfriends were underage.Recruiters expect Lakeland High's catcher Eric Arce to make it to the pros, but his trek to the top just took a big hit.Arce and his teammate, Kyle Simmons, were arrested for lewd and lascivious battery against their underage girlfriends. The young men turned 18 late last year.According to an arrest report, Deputy David Clement saw a pickup truck on the side of the road, flashed his light inside and noticed the teens. Simmons was in the front seat with a 15-year-old girl and Arce was in the backseat with a 14-year-old.Records show the girls' parents knew they were dating Arce and Simmons and their actions were consensual, but Florida law doesn't allow sexual contact between adults and minors.At Lakeland High School, their classmates had mixed opinions about the incident."They need to understand they're 18 now and have to date someone their own age," student Nikolas Allen said.Junior Rachel Cumberlidge kissed to protest the arrests.