Sugar Skulls slump to a third straight loss

Tucson is facing an uphill climb to make the playoffs in their first IFL season

IFL: Quad City 72, Sugar Skulls 54

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - The Tucson Sugar Skulls suffered a third straight defeat Saturday night, falling 72-54 on the road to Quad City.

Steamwheelers quarterback EJ Hilliard combined to score seven touchdowns. He threw for five and ran for two more.

The Sugar Skulls (3-4) have allowed an average of 60 points over the course of their three-game losing streak.

Quad City wide receiver Quinton Pedroza caught nine passes for 171 yards and three touchdowns as the Steamwheelers scored on all but one possession outside of two to end each half.

Tucson’s Mike Jones ran for 70 yards and two touchdowns. Jake Medlock passed for 125 yards and two scores.

The Sugar Skulls head home for a pair of home games at Tucson Arena, the first against Iowa (6-1) followed by a home-and-home with San Diego (1-6).

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