James Merriman bursts clear of the USA defence to charge downfield.
Paul John's fledgling Wales side have battled their way into tomorrow's quarter-finals of the IRB Sevens series in Adelaide.
After an opening day loss to New Zealand, Wales recovered to beat USA 24-17 at the Adelaide Oval and even though that was followed up with a 26-19 defeat to big hitting Tonga, Wales went through as one of the best placed runners-up.
They will now play the free-running Kenyans in the quarter-final but will be hoping a lack of concentration doesn't prove fatal again.
Wales were in total command against Tonga, jumping out to a 19-0 lead but 26 unanswered points by the South Sea islanders saw them stun the World Champions.
Wales led at the break after tries by Rhys Webb, Gavin Deacy and Arron Bramwell but the islanders hit back through captain Viliami Ma'afu, Sosaia Palei, Alaska Taufa and Nili Latu.
Eariler Wales brushed aside USA 24-17 with tries via Will Harries, James Merriman, Ifan Evans and Rhys Webb. USA hit back through through Mark Bokhoven (2) and Roland Suniula but Wales did enough to hold on.
As the countdown continues for RWC2015, Tournament Chief Executive Debbie Jevans visited the Millennium Stadium to discuss preparations for the eight matches and reveal the positive news that 100,000 tickets for games at the home of Welsh rugby have sold in the last seven days.
Jason Harries is targeting a first win on the World Series circuit this season with Wales. The series returns to action this weekend in Dubai where Harries is part of a team hoping to build from its efforts in round one in October.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.