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Methuen Post 122 hurler has commanding presence

Methuen Post 122 pitcher Andrew Wells rears back against Andover.
Methuen Post 122 pitcher Andrew Wells rears back against Andover.Winslow Townson for The Boston Globe

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Andrew Wells has an aura of confidence on the mound that is impeccable.

The 6-foot righthander, headed to Worcester State University this fall, has an uncanny competitive nature, and whenever he is on the hill for the Methuen Post 122 Legion team, it is a safe bet that he will not walk off as the losing pitcher.

“Every time he goes out, we know he’s going to win,” said Dave Mosher, manager of Post 122.

With a 3-0 record, 35 strikeouts, and a 0.80 earned run average through last Tuesday, Wells has been the focal point of the top team in District 8, which boasts an 11-4-1 record so far.

This is after putting together a stellar run as a two-sport athlete at Whittier Regional Vocational Tech.

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