English senior guard and two-time Northeastern Conference MVP Jarnel Guzman has been named the 2019-2020 Item Player of the Year for boys basketball. (Olivia Falcigno)
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English’s Jarnel Guzman named 2019-2020 Item Player of the Year for boys basketball

After helping lead the English boys basketball team to its second consecutive Division 1 state championship this winter, Bulldogs star guard Jarnel Guzman has been named the Item Player of the Year for the 2019-2020 season. 

Guzman, who was also this year's Northeastern Conference MVP (he's now a two-time winner), averaged over 25 points per game in his senior campaign at English. He averaged over 22 points per game during his high school career and scored over 1,000 career points. He recently committed to play basketball at the next level with Franklin Pierce University.

Five players have also been named to the All-Item team, with Joe Abate-Walsh (St. Mary's), Ademide Badmus (English), Christian Correia (Saugus), Joangel Lugo (Peabody) and Clayton Marengi (Lynnfield) earning All-Item…

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