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Miss Georgia 2013, Carly Mathis, of Leesburg

Miss Georgia 2013, Carly Mathis, of Leesburg

Miss New York was crowned the new Miss America Sunday night for the second year in a row. First runner-up was California, followed by Oklahoma and Florida. Miss Georgia's Carly Mathis was a Top 10 finalist.

Carly Mathis made the Top 10 in Miss America before being eliminated Sunday night. A new Miss America will soon be crowned.

Carly Mathis sang her heart out tonight as she performed "On My Own" at Miss America after advancing to the Top 10 in Miss America. The remaining contestants will be now be whittled down to five and compete in on-stage question before the unveiling of the 2014 Miss America.

Carly Mathis continues her journey to Miss America as she makes the Top 12 along with Connecticut, Florida, Missouri, Oklahoma, New York, Wisconsin, Texas, California, Kansas, Arkansas and Minnesota.

Original Story:

ATLANTIC CITY - Leesburg's Carly Mathis is taking one step closer to her dream. The Lee County native has been named one of the Top 15 in the 2014 Miss America pageant, airing live on ABC right now. The contestants will now compete in swimsuit, evening wear and on-stage question before one is named Miss Amerca. More updates as they become available.

The other semifinalists are contestants from California, New York, Oklahoma, Connecticut, Mississippi, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland, Florida, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Miss Kansas, who was voted a finalist by online fans.