The quarterfinalists stand at the end of the swimsuit competition during the 2011 Miss USA pageant, Sunday, June 19, 2011, in Las Vegas. Miss Maine, Ashley-Lynn Marble (back row, third from left), is one of 8 finalists in the competition.
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Miss USA hosts Andy Cohen (left center) and Giuliana Rancic introduce the semifinalists during the 2011 Miss USA pageant, Sunday, June 19, 2011, in Las Vegas. From left, they are Miss Maine, Miss Tennessee, Miss Texas, Miss South Carolina, Miss Alabama, Miss Hawaii, Miss California and Miss Maryland.
By OSKAR GARCIA, The Associated Press
Posted June 19, 2011, at 10:23 p.m. Last modified June 19, 2011, at 11:06 p.m.
LAS VEGAS — The woman representing Maine in the Miss USA pageant has been eliminated following the evening gown competition after making it into the final eight.
Miss Maine Ashley-Lynn Marble was eliminated after making it through the swimsuit competition.
Alyssa Campanella of California won the Miss USA crown and will go to Miss Universe, replacing Miss USA 2010 Rima Fakih, who’s from Michigan.
Miss Kentucky Kia Hampton won Miss Congeniality USA, while Miss Arizona Brittany Brannon won Miss Photogenic USA.