Ash defeats Trip, knocking him out of the tournament, Ash and Trip's rivalry comes to an end, Virgil, Bianca and Kotetsu advance to the second round, Kotetsu defeats Bianca, knocking her out of the tournament.
As Bianca, Virgil and Kotetsu win their respective battles, the battle between Ash and Trip continues. Reflection on the many times he beat him all seems hopeless for Ash. Will he be able to turn the battle around, and if he does win, who will he face in the next round?
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