Jaguars see off 'A' team
In a match to avoid the wooden spoon, it was the South Americans who prevailed, thanks to a try in each half from full-back Joaquin Tuculet.
Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias and Nicolas Sanchez combined to kick the remaining 25 points to see off the Scots, whose only response came from a Bryan Rennie try and the boot of Greig Laidlaw.
The defeat meant that the Scots lost all three of their matches in Bucharest, having previously been beaten by Georgia and Namibia.
Namibia were the only side to maintain a 100 per cent record at the tournament, grinding out an impressive 21-16 win against fellow Rugby World Cup qualifiers Georgia, to clinch the crown for the first time.
Despite the excellent form of the Namibians, Italy A remained a win away from landing the title but lost out to hosts Romania 27-22 in the last match of the event to ensure the trophy went to the African side.