That was all that Clabeaux would allow, though, as he notched seven saves for the second consecutive game. The defense protected Clabeaux well, too, and was rewarded when Porter got the unassisted game-winner with eight minutes left.
With a 12-4 regular-season mark secure, Cazenovia could now turn its focus toward the Section III Class B playoffs and trying to grab the championship that just eluded them a year ago, when it lost in the finals to Westhill.
The Lakers got the no. 3 seed this time around, and will face either no. 6 seed Marcellus or no. 11 seed Adirondack Friday night at 6:30 in the Class B quarterfinals.