Sugar Skulls season ends with loss in Sioux Falls

Jake Medlock returned from injury to throw six TD passes for Tucson

Sioux Falls 50, Sugar Skulls 47

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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David Kelly contributed to this story.