It didn’t make it on our Monday sports report, but the Belize Basketball Federation is preparing for the upcoming National under fifteen and seventeen tournaments. And to make sure the ballers from the deep south are included, the President, Paul Thompson and Head Coach of the national junior team, Mathew Smiling, headed to Punta Gorda over the weekend. The BBF met with players, coaches, referees and the members of the Sports Council to discuss forming a Toledo Basketball Association. Meanwhile, a Pro Tem Basketball Committee was formed with Henry Locario appointed as Chair. Christine Alvarez and Jerry Nicholas are the other members. Training will be provided for coaches, table officials and referees this coming weekend.