Yesterday’s first round NCS contest between Dublin (14th seed) and Acalanes was a true pitchers duel. Grant Manning gave 6 strong innings of pitching followed by Reed Gaynor who took the team into extra innings before they fell to Acalanes in the bottom of the 9th. The East Bay Athletic League sent seven of the 16 teams that participated in Division I. The league went 5-2, the only defeats a pair of one-run setbacks. San Ramon Valley lost to Clayton Valley Charter 4-3 and 14th-seeded Dublin lost to No. 3 Acalanes 1-0.