PICTURES: Bendigo Pioneers v Oakleigh Chargers

THE Bendigo Bank Pioneers faced a red-hot Oakleigh Chargers in the TAC Cup under-18s football clash on Saturday at Epsom-Huntly Reserve.

Oakleigh charged to a massive victory on the Pioneers turf.

Plenty of changes were made to Bendigo's line-up from the previous round as a lot of Pioneers will represent Bendigo Senior Secondary College in Sunday's schools grand final on the MCG.