Another week goes by and the Leesville Wampus Cats pick up a victory on the gridiron.
And another week goes by with the Cats remaining at the same spot in the Class 4A football rankings.
For the sixth straight week, the Wampus Cats were fourth in the ratings as voted on by a panel of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.
The top four teams in Class 4A have been in the same order for the last three weeks, with undefeated Eunice (8-0) leading the way with seven first-place votes and 137 points.
But not far behind are the defending Class 4A champion Bastrop Rams (7-1).
The Rams are ranked second by the sports writers, receiving four of the remaining five first-place selections at 135 points.
Undefeated Benton (8-0) is third with 119 points and the recipient of the other first-place nod, with Leesville (8-1) fourth and Haughton fifth at 8-1.
Northside, Breaux Bridge, Helen Cox, Tara and Neville round out the Class 4A top 10, with Tara (6-1) the lone newcomer as Teurlings Catholic dropped out.
The Class 2A rankings were basically unchanged, with one exception.
The Rosepine Eagles (6-3), ranked 10th last week, fell out of the top 10 after its loss to the Oakdale Warriors last Friday, 14-13.
The Eagles fell into a tie with Oakdale in the others receiving votes category, good enough for 13th.
Defending state champion John Curtis (8-1) garnered 11 first-place votes to stay atop the Class 2A rankings, with Evangel (8-1) and Calvary Baptist (9-0) taking second and third once again.
Fourth-ranked St. Thomas Aquinas (8-0) got the other first-place selection, while Port Barre (7-1) rounded out the top five.
Undefeated Donaldsonville (7-0) is sixth in the rankings, with St. James, Farmerville, Many and Homer closing out the bottom half of the Class 2A rankings.
Along with Oadale and Rosepine, District 4-2A was represented in the rankings by South Beauregard (7-2). The Golden Knights garnered three points in the voting, giving them 16th in the poll.
The top-ranked teams in Class 5A, Class 3A and Class 1A remained the same this week.
The undefeated West Monroe Rebels (8-0), the only team to beat the Wampus Cats in 2008, took seven of the 12 first-place votes and remained the top-ranked team in Class 5A for a fourth week in a row.
Defending state champion Destrehan, also 8-0, got four first-place nods from the votes and was second, while Barbe (8-0) was third with the other first-place selection.
Acadiana (7-1) remained fourth in the rankings, while Byrd (8-1) entered the top five in the Class 5A poll for the first time this season.
Undefeated Brother Martin (7-0) and unbeaten Rummel (8-0) moved up one spot each to sixth and seventh, respectively, while St. Thomas More (7-2) dropped from fifth to eighth in the poll.
Dutchtown (7-1) remained ninth this week, while undefeated Thibodaux (7-0) entered the rankings for the first time this season at No. 10.
With eight first-place votes, defending state champion Parkview Baptist (8-0) stayed the top-ranked team in Class 3A for the ninth straight week, while undefeated Westlake (7-0) got three first-place selections to take second.
Notre Dame of Crowley, with a record of 8-0, got the other first-place vote to stay in third in the polls.
Amite (8-0) was fourth once again, followed by Cecilia (6-2) in fifth.
St. Charles (8-1), Lutcher (6-2), Redemptorist (6-2) and Patterson (6-2) were sixth through ninth again this week, while Rayville (6-3) re-entered the rankings after a brief absence in 10th position.
Defending Class 1A state champion South Plaquemines (7-1) was top the rankings for the eighth time in nine weeks, getting 11 of 12 first-place votes from the pollsters, while St. Edmund (8-0) was second with the other first-place selection.
The rest of the Class 1A rankings were also unchanged.
Ouachita Christian (8-1) was third overall, while Haynesville (6-2) and Mangham (8-1) rounded out the top five in Class 1A.
The bottom half of the poll features Delhi Charter (8-1) in sixth, Christian Life (7-1) in seventh, the Kentwood Kangaroos (5-3) in the eighth position, Hamilton Christian (7-1) in ninth and Arcadia (7-2) taking the 10th spot.