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By Gini Davis
The Creswell Chronicle 

Memorial baseball doubleheader honors Mediati

Service is Saturday on CHS baseball field


June 27, 2019

Photo Provided/Tyler Main

Baseball teammates of Gio Mediati wear special jerseys with their fallen teammate's name and number (5) in his honor during a doubleheader dedicated to Mediati last Friday.

A memorial service for Gio Mediati, 15, who drowned on June 13, hours after completing his freshman year at Creswell High School, will be held at the CHS baseball field at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 29.

It's a fitting site for Gio, who, as a freshman, pitched more varsity innings than anyone but departing senior Dean Howard, earning Second Team All-League honors.

Honoring Gio's love of the game and their connection to him, his teammates hosted Cottage Grove for a doubleheader and barbecue dedicated to Gio on June 21, with every Bulldog wearing Gio's name and number: "Mediati 5".

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