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The USA Women's 7 team will take on hosts Brazil at the Brazil 7s in Sao Paolo Saturday after beating Argentina 35-0 in the Bowl Semis.
The Eagles got a little early help from a yellow card to Argentina's Gimena Acuna for not retreating ten meters on a penalty. And with the player advantage Kelly Griffin weaved left and right and then cut through to score in the third minute.
Argentina had a couple of promising moments after that, with an overlap, but Jillion Potter thumped a few players to the ground, and Argentina's support play was sorely lacking.
After that, Lauren Doyle just ran through a hole in the Argentina backline, using speedster Jessica Javelet as a decoy. Then with a minute to go in the half Doyle drew the defense's attention and sent it out to Javelet who had no problem racing in from 25 meters.
That made it 15-0 at halftime.
Four more unconverted tries followed. Griffin scored perhaps the pick of them from the kickoff as the USA players moved the ball nicely and crisply to give Griffin the space to run.
The next was kind of an ugly one. Defensive pressure pushed Argentina to their own tryline and then forced a penalty. The USA tap move was not exactly flashy, but Potter picked and went over. Another turnover made it easy for Victoria Folayan to pick up and run in.
The game ended with a lovely offload from Rebekah Siebach to Christy Ringgenberg.
It was a relatively easy game for the USA against a not very good Argentina team. BUt the USA conversion kicking was disappointing - the kicks had height, but kept drifting wide.
Tries: Griffin 2, Doyle, Javelet, Potter, Folayan, Ringgenberg