West Pasco Athlete of the Week
Widera helped lead Mitchell to its first-ever region final appearance on Tuesday as the Mustangs defeated Osceola. The sophomore stepped up with a game-winning block in the third and recorded the match-winning kill in Game 5.
Widera, a middle blocker, leads the team in blocked shot attempts and is second in kills.
Mitchell had never won more than a single game in any of its previous five postseason trips. The Mustangs take on Venice in the region finals, with an invite to the state final four on the line.