Snyder knocks off Varner to highlight U.S. Open finals in freestyle

LAS VEGAS – Young Kyle Snyder’s impressive list of achievements continues to grow.

The 19-year-old phenom took control in the second period before holding off 2012 Olympic gold medalist Jake Varner 2-1 to win a U.S. Open freestyle title on Saturday night at the South Point Arena.

Snyder, second at March’s NCAA Championships as an Ohio State freshman, shot in on a single-leg attack and scored a pushout for what proved to be the winning point. Continue reading at