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Sugar Skulls down Gladiators at home

The Tucson Sugar Skulls grabbed a 35-6 halftime lead en route to a 55-35 Indoor Football League victory over Duke City on Sunday afternoon in the Gladiators’ home opener at the Rio Rancho Event Center.

Duke City, which won on the road last week 63-55 in overtime against the Iowa Barnstormers, is 1-1. Tucson is 2-0.

Duke City plays its next two games on the road, vs. the Frisco (Texas) Fighters on Saturday and the Northern Arizona Wranglers on June 12 before returning to the Events Center on June 19 to face the Arizona Rattlers.