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Coupeville’s Logan Martin threw things really far this weekend. (Eileen Stone photo)

It was a three-day duel.

Rainier High School senior Jeremiah Nubbe is a record-shattering man mountain of a thrower, but Coupeville’s Logan Martin never backed down this weekend.

The pair battled at the 2B state track and field championships in Cheney, with Nubbe capturing shot put and discus titles while breaking meet marks in both events.

Martin claimed second-place twice, helping spark Coupeville’s boys to a 7th place standing among 38 teams.

Sunday, with the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association season done, Martin and Nubbe moved from Eastern Washington University to Central Valley High School in Spokane.

This time they were tossing the hammer — which is not part of the WIAA meet — in the 22nd annual Washington State High School Hammer State Championships.

Once again, Nubbe was the kingpin, Martin the only rival who could push him (at least a bit), and Coupeville’s senior hurler is heading back to Whidbey with a third-straight strong second-place showing.

This one isn’t a medal but is instead a plaque crafted from straight-grain fir cut in the late 1940’s, salvaged from bleachers from Central Valley High School.

According to the event’s website, the awards are “laser engraved, with aluminum cut with a waterjet and silicon bronze screws to hold it in place, with a brass rivet for the hammer. All finished with three coats of lacquer.”

In other words, kinda fancy.

Martin displays his new hardware. (Photo courtesy Bob Martin)

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