Tsukushi asks his classmate and member of the beautification committee, Ubukata Chikako to help with the cleaning. But
since he can't get her to listen, he ends up being late to practice and is punished with additional outer laps. Seeing him relentlessly running, never even considering to give up soccer, Ubukata is reminded of her old self.
Meanwhile, coach Nakazawa is carefully observing everybody at practice, thinking about the line-up for the Interhigh tournament. ...more