Ashley Wagner wins Skate America

Updated: October 21, 2012, 7:50 PM ET
Associated Press

KENT, Wash. -- Ashley Wagner put her self-described "Almost Girl" tag behind her at Skate America.

The 21-year-old won the women's title, and 18-year-old teammate Christina Gao made it a 1-2 U.S. finish Sunday.

Competing in her first Skate America, Wagner, adding a well-executed long program to the short program that she won Saturday, finished with 188.37 points. That included 127.76 in her long program to music from "Samson and Delilah." She scored 60.61 points in the short program.

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