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Local hoops star needs push to become dunk champion

Barry's Yunio Barrueta locked in finals battle

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MIAMI SHORES, Fla. – Yunio Barrueta is this close to becoming a dunk champion

The Barry University basketball star is locked in a heated battle to win ESPN's Dark Horse Dunker contest and needs your help to get him over the top.

Barrueta cruised past the first three rounds, and is now facing off against Dwaun Anderson of Wagner.  

With voting coming to a close at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Barrueta trails Anderson by just the narrowest of margins, so he needs your help to make the finals.

Let's all vote and turn the tide for Barrueta and Barry!

CLICK HERE to cast your vote for South Florida's Hometown Hero