On a winter day when temperatures spiked at a welcome 40 degrees, it was even warmer inside the Delaware Avenue gaming center where Nick Lane and Kevin Manne carried the mantle of Western New York into battle.

Over the course of the day, Lane and Manne would attempt to do what the Bills and Sabres couldn’t — flip, tilt and bang back their way to a championship.

Even more important, perhaps, they would do it in their backyard, in the first ever New York State Pinball Championship held outside New York City.

Source: Pinball revival makes a championship stop in Tonawanda – The Buffalo News