Samoa have opened their Junior World Rugby Trophy campaign in emphatic fashion, thumping the United States 48-11 in Tbilisi.
Second five Robert Lilomaiava dotted down three times as John Schuster's team ran in eight tries.
Pool A rivals Uruguay also started on a winning note after outclassing Russia 33-5.
In Pool B Japan held off Zimbabwe 37-24 while hometown hope Georgia defeated Canada 38-9.
The overall tournament winner will be promoted to next year's elite Junior World Championship.