After 15-year-old freshman pitching phenom Gio Mediati drowned in June, hundreds of family members, teammates, friends and community members came together at the CHS baseball field to share memories and celebrate his life. Gini Davis/The Chronicle
No overview of Creswell athletics in 2019 could be complete – or even properly begun – without honoring the bright light that was Gio Mediati. The freshman pitched more varsity baseball innings than anyone but senior Dean Howard, was named Second Team All-League as a pitcher, and was expected to start on . . .