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.
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.
WRU TV: Hear from inside the Wales camp as Neil Jenkins discusses this weekend's clash with South Africa and how the squad are looking to put in a strong performance to round of the 2016 Under Armour Series