After Fairfield beat Auburn, Wash., on Friday afternoon, the losing team could not wait for a rematch.

Auburn put its money where its mouth was on Tuesday night. Fairfield hit into three double plays and left seven men on base in an 9-5 loss in front of 11,112 at Lamade Stadium.

"We wanted to prove that them beating us was a fluke," Auburn's Dillon O'Grady said.

Fairfield ended its first trip to the Little League World Series 1-2. The squad won its first game against Auburn, but lost its last two, including a 14-1 setback to Pearland, Texas.

"It's the end to a great ride," Fairfield coach Chris Daley said. "They were one of the last six teams in the United States playing baseball and one of the last 12 in the world.

"It was a great summer and a magical season."

Jack Quinn took the loss for Fairfield, allowing six earned runs and nine hits in 4 2/3 innings.

Auburn's 3-4-5 hitters --O'Grady, Isaiah Hatch and Casey Manning -- were 11-for-12 and scored eight of Washington's nine runs.

Manning was also 4-for-4 with five RBIs. Washington will play Pearland at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Lamade Stadium.

"They're extremely good hitters," Daley said.

Hatch did it all, going 4-for-4 with four runs and was a triple short of the cycle.

"This was probably the best game I've ever played," Hatch said.

He also pitched out of a jam in the fifth. Fairfield had runners on second and third with only one out, trailing 6-5, but Hatch came in and struck out Billy McGrath, then got Liam Wurzel to ground out to short to end the threat.

"I had confidence in him in that spot," Washington coach Kai Nahaku said.

"He's got some gas," Daley said. "He took it to us."

Washington scored two runs with two outs in the first.

Auburn roped three straight singles for the first run. Casey Manning then scored on a wild pitch to make it 2-0.

Fairfield loaded the bases in the bottom of the first, but Connor Daley grounded into an inning-ending double play, one of three for Fairfield in the game.

"Those are rally-killers," Daley said. "Sometimes they find the glove."

Auburn extended its lead to 4-0 in the third behind a two-run double by Manning. But Fairfield answered in the bottom of the inning. Tommy Ryan, who went 2-for-3 with a run scored, doubled and Chris Howell walked behind him. Nick Nardone, who was 3-for-4, socked a three-run homer to left-center field to cut the advantage to 4-3. But every time Fairfield tried to crawl back, Auburn answered.

Auburn scored twice in the fifth on a homer by Manning to make it 6-3. Fairfield scored twice in the fifth with an RBI single by Connor Daley and Quinn scored on a wild pitch to cut it to 6-5. However, Washington put the game out of reach with three runs in the sixth.

"It made the task a lot tougher," Daley said. "Certainly I'd rather be one run down instead of four."

Fairfield put runners on first and second in the bottom of the sixth, but Quinn grounded into a fielder's choice to end the game.

"Until the last out, I really think these kids thought there was a chance," Daley said.

Daley was sad to see the run end, but appreciates what kind of a ride it was for the team.

"It's the experience of a lifetime," he said. "It's memories that these guys are going to have forever."