by Mitsuba Takanashi, 178 pages
Desperate to play the game she loves, Nobara goads the boys' team captain into a deal. If she and whatever scraggly handful of girls she manages to gather can score a single point off the boys in a match, they'll have access to the court for practices. But if they can't, she'll give up the idea all together.
She's a stubborn girl, that Nobara. And persuasive. "I'm the one who decides what I'm worth!" A mantra we should all take to heart, no? Such things make me put up with the cheeze and the art's slightly-off, stiff, and inconsistent anatomy.