Glacier Seafoods took their first lead early in the third period, but Grey's Chad Poppe added to his big night by assisting John Hollatz's game-tying slapper with 6:39 remaining as the Tier C squads wrestled to a 3-3 tie in Sunday's Juneau Adult Hockey Association action.
Poppe scored both of Grey's earlier goals, twice giving his team short-lived leads in a wild first period. Atlin Daugherty assisted Poppe just minutes into the game, and Rob Hynes provided the other helper midway through the first.
Jason Kohlhase answered Poppe's first score with an unassisted netter of his own for Glacier Seafoods. After falling behind a second time, Kohlhase joined Gina White in assisting on Erwin Vidal's goal with 1:48 remaining in the opening period.
Neither team was able to find the net in the second period, but Mark Ruby finally put Glacier Seafoods ahead just 41 seconds into the third off helpers from Mike Sigler and Gina White. Hollotz answered nearly nine minutes later, and neither team could pull away at the end.
Glacier Seafoods outshot Grey 21-18 on the night.
Grey 3, Les Schwab 1
Grey's Tricia Maroney outscored the Les Schwab squad by herself, opening and closing Sunday's scoring with a pair of unassisted goals in a whirlwind second period.
Marsha Squires answered back for Les Schwab roughly a minute after Maroney's first score, finding the net off an assist from Tami Watts.
Cathy Tide returned the favor for Grey with a goal of her own roughly a minute after Watts, giving her team the lead for good off a helper from Andria Budbill.
Red 1, Alaska Dames 0
Red's Christy Hartman finally broke through for the only score of the game with 10:40 remaining in the second period, giving her team the slimmest of final leads.
The hard-fought defensive battle featured just 17 total shots on goal, with Alaska Dames actually taking the advantage 9-8.
Amanda Triplett provided the assist on Hartman's score.
MEN'S A TIER
Kensington 4, Doc Waters 2
Albert Svensson helped Kensington twice pull even after a low scoring opening two periods, and his teammates closed out the win over Doc Waters with a late offensive flurry Sunday.
Brian Drew broke open the scoring in the first for Doc Waters, picking up an assist from Aaron Jacobs. Svensson responded with his first goal early in the second for Kensington, picking up the assist from Justin Fantasia.
Drew responded to lift Doc Waters ahead yet again early in the third off a helper from Michael Wunderlich, but Svensson opened up a three-goal Kensington run late in the third off an assist from Mike Svensson.
Dennis Weston and Mike Svensson closed out the win with a goal apiece in the final 3:50. Both efforts were unassisted.
MEN'S TIER B
Cap. Embroidery 4, Yellow 4
Capitol Embroidery dug themselves out of a 2-0 hole after the first period with a late offensive onslaught to salvage the tie with Yellow.
Robert Lepere and Kris Eyrikson lifted Yellow to their early lead with a goal apiece midway through the first. Lepere picked up assists from Hans Moser and Steve Florio, while Eyrikson got helpers from Brent Clancy and Dave Bartlett.
The teams traded goals over the next two periods until Travis Wolfe lifted Yellow out of a late tie with an unassisted goal at the 3:22 mark of the third. A frantic offensive from Capitol Embroidery final answered back with just 46 seconds remaining when Arnold Liebelt found net off a pass from Brian Van Kirk.
MEN'S TIER C
Orange 6, Maroon 0
Orange outshot Maroon 27-8 and skated away with an easy shutout victory Sunday after scoring in every period.
Pete Sommers kicked off the scoring for Orange on the first of his two goals with just a minute remaining in the first stanza. Sommers also scored the first of his team's three goals in the third period and chipped in a pair of assists.
Cameron Kunz, Pamela Wells-Peters, Rob Davidson and Gail Blundell added a goal apiece to the Orange effort. Davidson added an assist of his own.