LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Michael Gettys hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning, leading the El Paso Chihuahuas to a 9-8 win over the Las Vegas Aviators on Thursday.
The home run by Gettys scored Jason Vosler and Matthew Batten to give the Chihuahuas an 8-6 lead.
The Aviators tied the game in the seventh inning when Mark Payton hit a two-run single.
The Chihuahuas took the lead for good in the ninth when Jacob Scavuzzo hit a solo home run.
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Tyler Higgins (1-0) got the win with two innings of scoreless relief while Brian Schlitter (2-1) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game.
For the Aviators, Sheldon Neuse homered and singled twice, driving in three runs and scoring a pair. Payton homered and singled twice, driving in three runs.