SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota – The Tucson Sugar Skulls inaugural season came to an end on the road Sunday when it fell, 50-47, to the Sioux Falls Storm in a first-round Indoor Football League playoff game.
It was a game that had seven lead changes, but the Storm, the No. 3 seed in the IFL, pulled out the victory on the strength of back-to-back scores in the decisive third quarter when they took a lead they never relinquished.
Quarterback Jake Medlock got the start and was an efficient 22 of 25 passing for 271 yards, also a season high. He threw six touchdown passes.
Lorenzo Brown Jr. combined for five Sioux Falls touchdown, four on the ground.
Tucson finishes its first season with a 7-8 overall record after finishing at .500 in the regular season.
Sioux Falls will face defending champion Iowa in the IFL semifinals next Saturday while #1 Arizona will host Nebraska.
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