Can a lacrosse team be saved by a spear and shield? Sakurai thinks so, and stakes Fujioka's chances in the game against the unbeatable Choran on Operation: Spear and Shield. The strategy relies on forging a defense as impenetrable as a shield and puncturing Choran's ironclad defense with an unheard of long-distance pass. There's very little time to practice, and Choran has a few tricks up its sleeve too. The game begins!