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Sugar Skulls running back Mike Jones finds just enough space to squeeze down the sideline and score Saturday night.

After rushing for a season-high 116 yards and three touchdowns in the most crucial game of the inaugural year, Tucson Sugar Skulls running back Mike Jones received Indoor Football League Offensive Player of the Week honors.

Jones not only led Tucson in rushing during last week's 55-50 win over Quad City, he also rushed for more yards than the Steamwheelers, who had 63 yards. Saturday was Jones' first 100-yard game since the April 27 loss to the Iowa Barnstormers. 

Jones leads the IFL in rushing yards per game (59.3) and has 21 touchdowns this season. 

The sixth-seeded Sugar Skulls will travel to South Dakota to face the No. 3 Sioux Falls Storm Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. 

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Contact sports content producer Justin Spears at 573-4312 or jspears@tucson.com. On Twitter @justinesports

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Justin writes stories and produces digital content about UA football and basketball and high school football. A Tucson native, Justin graduated from the UA in 2017 and is the host of the Wildcast Podcast and a radio host on ESPN Tucson.