Etiwanda's Darryl Jackson drives to the basket during a game against Damien on Jan. 17.  (Contributed photo by Jerry Soifer)

Halfway through the Baseline League season, the Etiwanda High School basketball teams are alone at the top of the standings.

The Etiwanda men lifted their record to 5-0 (20-2 overall) by squashing Chino Hills, 60-30, on Jan. 21.

The Eagles took control of the game early as Jaylen Clark put in a pair of baskets to give Etiwanda a 6-2 lead.

Brantly Stevenson had a free throw, a two-point basket, and a three-pointer as the Eagles stretched the margin to 12-4. Baskets by Marcus Green and Darvelle Wyatt gave the locals a 16-4 edge after one quarter.

The Eagles, playing very well defensively, were ahead 24-10 at halftime and 38-19 after three quarters.

In a previous game on Jan. 17, Etiwanda crushed Damien, 82-60.

----- MEANWHILE, the Etiwanda ladies blasted Chino Hills, 61-17, to elevate their record to 5-0 in the league and 19-3 overall. The Eagles are ranked No. 10 in the nation by MaxPreps.

Etiwanda surged to a quick 13-0 lead thanks to baskets by Jessica Peterson, Daisia Mitchell, and Nnenna Orji.

The score was 18-2 after one quarter and 42-10 at the half.

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