Creswell, Sports

Hundreds gather to mourn, celebrate Gio Mediati

Coach Tyler Main presents a bat signed by school and Babe Ruth baseball teammates to Gio Mediati's parents, Laura and Rick, during a memorial service for the 15-year-old held Saturday on the high school baseball field. Gini Davis/The Creswell Chronicle

The young pitcher's death – at 15, in an accidental drowning June 13 – left family, friends and teammates reeling, and all came together June 29 on Creswell High School's baseball field to share memories and celebrate the life of Giovanni (”Gio”) Bruno Mediati.
Gio was . . .