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The USA High School All Americans U17s have beaten the Belgium U17s 21-10 at the Wellington International Festival.
The HSAA team had a tough time with Belgium early. They fell behind 5-0 before a penalty and then a converted try from Malcolm May put them up 10-5.
Belgium scored a try after a penalty to tie the game, but couldn't take the lead as Bruce Yun charged down the conversion attempt.
The HSAA team edged ahead with a penalty and then wing Cameron Appel sealed the game with a try to make it 18-10. One more penalty finished the scoring at 21-10.
Gonzaga star flyhalf Ben Cioma's goalkicking has been outstanding. He kicked 11 points with his boot.
The HS All Americans now look ahead to England South U16s on Friday.
Tries: May, Appel
Pens: Cima 3
Belgium U17s 10